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[Austrian-born American, 1900-1985]
Herbert Bayer Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Herbert Bayer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
8 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Denver Art Museum, Colorado
far back in time
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Dr Leslie and The Composing RoomArticles and Reference Sites:
Repository of Abstract Art
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Herbert Bayer
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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
"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.
Herbert Bayer - Limited Edition: The Complete Works