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Lee Bontecou

[American Sculptor, born in 1931]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
5 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
29 works online when last checked

Notable SiteLee Bontecou at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Untitled, 1961

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Hammer Museum, California
Images from a 2004 exhibition

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Lee Bontecou in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Untitled, 1962

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Lee Bontecou at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Untitled (No.25), 1960

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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:
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(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lee Bontecou  
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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

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Lee Bontecou: Drawings from 1958 to 1999

Lost & Found: Sculptor Lee Bontecou, who retreated from the art scene for three decades, makes a dramatic return as the subject of a major retrospective

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 66): Lee Bontecou

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 80): Lee Bontecou

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The Village Voice
"Hell Holes", 2004 article by Jerry Saltz

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