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Matthew Barney

[American, born in 1967]

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Original works by Matthew Barney available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Home Page:
Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 6 works online

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

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Goetz Collection, Munich
Information about a 1996 exhibition

Goetz Collection, Munich

Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2 photographs from Cremaster online

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

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Info about a 2007 exhibition: "Drawing Restraint"

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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           Flickr: "Matthew Barney"   
Google Images: "Matthew Barney"   
Bing Images: "Matthew Barney"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteCremaster Fanatic, The Matthew Barney Fan Site
See especially the "news" section, which is actually a busy blog about Matthew Barney

The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

W Magazine
Slideshow of 27 artworks and photographs based on a sea voyage taken by Matthew Barney

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Matthew Barney  
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.

Art + Auction Magazine
Production still from Cremaster I (Click "next" to see another photograph)

"Baffled, Bewildered - and Smitten (How to learn to stop worrying and love the art you don't understand)"

Frieze Magazine
"Of Goats and Men"

Frieze Magazine
"The Passenger"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 102): Matthew Barney

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 49): Matthew Barney

Museo Magazine
Coming Soon to the Guggenheim... A Visit to the Set of Matthew Barney's Cremaster 3


Tate Magazine
Artist Project: Matthew Barney on the Cremaster Cycle

The New York Observer
"Matthew Barney's Buttocks In Dismal New MoMA Show", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"The Matthew Barney Show" at Jack the Pelican in Brooklyn, brief 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Leviathan", 2006 article by Jerry Saltz

The Village Voice
"Swept Away: On Still Being Smitten With Matthew Barney", 2003 article by Jerry Saltz

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint

"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.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle

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Drawing Restraint 7


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