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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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    Theo van Doesburg Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

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

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Composition in Gray (Rag-time), 1919
Counter-Composition XIII, 1925-26

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
Girl with Ranunculuses

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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project

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
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Composition

Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden, Netherlands
2 works online

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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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:
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

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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.
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Theo van Doesburg: Oeuvre Catalogue


 
 
 
 
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Composition, c.1920
Composition, c.1920

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