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Chris Burden

[American Performance Artist, born in 1946]

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Original works by Chris Burden available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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

Broad Art Foundation

Hammer Museum, California

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!

Musée d'Art Contemporain - MAC, Marseilles, France (in French)  
The Twist

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
L.A.P.D. Uniform, 1993

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Delux Photo Book, 1971-73

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
A Tale of Two Cities, 1981

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "B" for "Burden"

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:
(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)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

FAD - art fast news

Frieze Magazine
"Survival Kit -- The Chris Burden retrospective at the MAK, Vienna"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 111): Chris Burden

The New Yorker
"Performance", 2007 article by Peter Schjeldahl

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
8-minute film showing various Chris Burden installation

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