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Jean Arp

[German-born French Dadaist/Surrealist Painter and Sculptor, 1886-1966]

• Also known as:  Hans Arp
• Relationships: Husband and collaborator of Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
Founding member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by Jean Arp available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany (in German)  

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteJean Arp at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMusee d'Art Roger-Quilliot, Clermont-Ferrand, France (mostly in French)  
Silencieux, 1942 (Zoom)

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
32 works online when last checked

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteJean Arp at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Oriforme, 1962

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Plastron et fourchette [Shirtfront and fork]

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Cyprian Sculpture

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Overturned Blue Shoe with Two Heels Under a Black Vault, ca.1925

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
5 works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Head and Shell, ca.1933

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fundació Suñol, Barcelona

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin

Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
Move the date slider forward to about 1950 to see an abstract sculpture by Arp

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Hammer Museum, California
Fruit hybride dit la Pagode (Hybrid Fruit Called Pagoda), 1934

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Crown of Buds II, bronze, 1936

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Germany (in German)  
Torse de chorée, 1961

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (in German)  
Kobra-Kentaur, 1952

Jean Arp in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
3 works by Arp

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Crown of buds II

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Tete De Lutin Dite "Kaspar", 1959

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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3 works by Jean Arp online

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Mirr, 1936

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Villa Croce Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
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Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJean Arp at The Athenaeum
10 works online by Arp

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Idol

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Oriform

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art Museum Image Consortium
Figure mythique

Museo Virtual del Surrealismo
Enak's Tears

The Androom Archives
Colonne de Muse

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean Arp  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

ARTnews
"The World According to Arp"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation


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