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[Swiss Painter and Sculptor, 1908-1994]
Max Bill Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
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Original works by Max Bill 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!
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
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Drei mal (Three times)
Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan, Italy
DaimlerChrysler Collection, Berlin
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!
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro (in Portuguese)
Untitled (Metal Construction), 1937
Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)
Click "works" & search for artworks; click "exhibitions" & search for current exhibitions worldwide
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)
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)Miscellaneous Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Max, Binia + Jakob Bill FoundationArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Max Bill
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.
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