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[American Sculptor, born in 1941]
Lynda Benglis Works Online
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Original works by Lynda Benglis available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Lynda Benglis at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
4 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
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!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Zita, from the Sparkle Know series (see top row)
Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "B" for "Benglis"
USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Ruptured Hat/Knot A, 1992-93
(Don't miss the "fullscreen" icon when viewing images)
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
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Artnet Artist Works Catalogues Articles and Reference Sites:
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum) Multimedia:
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Lynda Benglis: A Sculpture Survey, 1969-2004
"500 Words": Lynda Benglis provides a personal statement about her work
Review (from issue 84): Lynda Benglis
Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)