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[African-American Photographer, 1919-2009]
Roy DeCarava 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)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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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
Roy DeCarava at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Sun and Shade
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Roy DeCarava
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
(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)
Masters of PhotographyArticles and Reference Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Answers.com reference works
See the "Photography Encyclopedia" entry, which is actually from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Roy DeCarava
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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Resource Library Magazine
The Washington Post
"From Harlem to San Juan In Black and White," article by John Poole