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[British Photographer, 1920-2003]
John Coplans Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Self-Portrait (Hands Spread on Knees), 1985
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!
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by John Coplans
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
(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:Articles and Reference Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
John Coplans at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1975 interview from the Oral History project