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Milton Avery

[American Painter, 1893-1965]

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Original works by Milton Avery available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Portrait of the artist's wife

Notable SiteMilton Avery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
23 works online

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
16 works online

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Seaside Strollers, 1963

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Japanese Landscape

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cape Ann Historical Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts
Bridge to the Sea, 1937

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Girl with Cello

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Davistown Museum, Liberty, Maine

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
March by the Sea, 1945

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Haircut by the Sea

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Milton Avery at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Self-portrait, drawing, 1938

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Rooster's Domain, 1948

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Child's Supper, 1945

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Blue Landscape, 1946

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Birds and Sea, 1955

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Nude Alone, 1941

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
Susan with Orchid

San Antonio Art League Museum, Texas
Hopi Village, 1950

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
The Fencers, 1944

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Offshore Island
Trees and Rocks

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
4 works online

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
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University of Kentucky Art Museum
Green Sea, 1958

Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida
The Blue Blouse, 1958

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

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)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Repository of Abstract Art

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Milton Avery  
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 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

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 71): Milton Avery

Milton Avery at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Milton Avery papers online

The New York Observer
"Knoedler and Company Show Recognizes Avery's Genius", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Milton Avery: The Late Paintings

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Milton Avery


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