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Theo van Doesburg

[Dutch Neo-Plasticist Painter, 1883-1931]

• Relationships: Founding member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 4 works online

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 SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
Girl with Ranunculuses

Centraal Museum Database, Utrecht, Netherlands (in Dutch)  
Many works online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "D"

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
4 works by van Doesburg

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Counter-composition XV, 1925

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden, Netherlands
2 works online

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail 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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteTheo van Doesburg at The Athenaeum

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Theo van Doesburg  
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

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Theo van Doesburg: The splintered self", 2010 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Theo van Doesburg: A shock to the system", 2010 article by Brian Sewell

"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.
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Theo van Doesburg: Oeuvre Catalogue


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