Vija Celmins art links 



More options


Vija Celmins

[Latvian-born American, born in 1939]

• Browse all:  Latvian artists / American artists

Link to this page
Report a broken link


    Vija Celmins Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Commercial Galleries:  Galleries: We invite you to register and list your site (no charge for this service)
Original works by Vija Celmins available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteVija Celmins at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
The Prints of Vija Celmins

Notable SiteVija Celmins at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
(Zoomify viewer requires Java in order to view images)

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
20 works online when last checked

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Untitled, 1970
(In the "Lithograph" section)

Notable SiteVija Celmins at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Untitled, 1973

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Hammer Museum, California
Drawings from a 2007 exhibition

Hammer Museum, California
Hand Holding a Firing Gun, 1964

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Vija Celmins in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Vija Celmins at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Gemini G.E.L. prints

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Eraser, 1967

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)
Untitled (Ocean)

Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Additional Image Search Tools:   NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)

           Flickr: "Vija Celmins"   
Google Images: "Vija Celmins"   
Bing Images: "Vija Celmins"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Superb reproductions of a couple of works plus a photograph of the artist.

Tamarind Institute at the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 107): Vija Celmins

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 29): Vija Celmins

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The New Yorker
"Dark Star", 2001 article by Peter Schjeldahl

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Flash presentation of 15 works, including Celmins' Desert Surface #1, 1991

Books and Posters
Search Amazon for books related to Vija Celmins

Search AllPosters for reproductions of works by Vija Celmins


Great Gifts - Great Prices

Most posters & prints are
between $10 and $70
Own this art print
Unitled, 2005
Unitled, 2005

More prints...
Framing Tip:
When framing darker or subtly-colored posters, it's a good idea to use non-glare glass.
More tips...

Search Artcyclopedia:
Or, browse artists.. by Movement by Medium
by Subjectby Nationality
by Namelist all Women Artists

We cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites.

All images and text on this Vija Celmins page are copyright 2011 by John Malyon/Specifica, Inc., unless otherwise noted. Note that the listings on this site are a unique compilation of information and are protected by copyright worldwide.


This artist:
Art Museums
Art Market
Image Archives
Misc Sites
Top 30 Artists
Art News
Art Museums Worldwide
About Us