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Jean Dubuffet

[French Pop Artist, 1901-1985]

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Original works by Jean Dubuffet available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Many works online

Notable SiteJean Dubuffet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
3 works by Jean Dubuffet online

Notable SiteJean Dubuffet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteJean Dubuffet at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Jardin de Bibi Trompette (Bibi Trompette's Garden), 1955

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Fleshy Face with Chestnut Hair, 1951

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Fleshy Face with Chestnut Hair, 1951

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Nez carotte / Carrot nose

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Corps de Dame-Château d'Étoupe

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Cloudy Weather (Temps Nuageux)

Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)  
Information about the 2001 exhibition Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985). Exposition du centenaire

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Opéra Bobèche, 1963

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Mi Temps

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Beat the Wing

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jacobs Gallery at Georgetown College, Kentucky
Les Passants, 1982

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Smiling Face

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "D"

Jean Dubuffet in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park at Florida International University, Miami

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Musée Cantini, Marseilles, France (in French)  
Vénus du trottoir

Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar, France (mostly in French)  
Don Coucoubazar, 1972

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Paysage blond

Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)  
Mire G 97, Kowloon

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Le chien jappeur, 1953

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
5 works by Dubuffet

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Cow with a Beautiful Tail, 1954

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Nez Carotte, 1962

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Le burg dévasté, 1952

San Diego Museum of Art, California
Looking Well, 1961

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2005-2006 exhibition

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 66

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 SiteJean Dubuffet in the Artchive

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteDubuffet Foundation, France

Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
Personnage Des Legendes

The Androom Archives
Tour aux figures II

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean Dubuffet  
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 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

Artnet Magazine
Clochepoche, 1973

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 64): Jean Dubuffet

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Time Magazine
"Slamming a Door on Tradition", 1985 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"An Outlaw Who Loved Laws", 1993 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Dubuffet: Realism As Absurdity", 1973 article by Robert Hughes

"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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