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Marcel Breuer

[Hungarian-born American Architect, 1902-1981]

• Also known as:  Marcell Breuer
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDesign Museum, London, UK

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

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

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Wassily Lounge Chair, 1925

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Information and images from the 2007 exhibition Marcel Breuer: Design and Architecture

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
4 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
Isokon Long Chair, 1936

Marcel Breuer at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Marcel Breuer: A Centennial Celebration

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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:
(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:
Notable SiteFine Arts in Hungary

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Whitney Museum of American Art

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Great Buildings Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Marcel Breuer  
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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Marcel Breuer at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Marcel Breuer papers online

"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.
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Marcel Breuer, Architect: The Career and the Buildings

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Marcel Breuer: A Memoir


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