William Christenberry art links
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[American, born in 1936]
William Christenberry Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums 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)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
William Christenberry at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
7 works online
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
4 works online
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama NEW!
Palmist Hand, Havana Junction, Alabama, 1980
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
House at Christmastime, Greensboro, Alabama, 1993-94
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee
Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
House and Car, near Akron, Alabama
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Tenant House II, 1960
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by William Christenberry
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
K Form, 1997
K House, 1997
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Blind Spot MagazineArticles and Reference Sites:
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.
Christenberry Reconstruction: The Art of William Christenberry