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Ray Eames: Eames Executive Chair
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Ray Eames

[American Designer, 1912-1988]

• Relationships: Wife and collaborator of Charles Eames.
Founding member of the American Abstract Artists group, 1936.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas 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)

Notable SiteDesign Museum, London, UK

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
4 works online

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
4 works online

Denver Art Museum, Colorado
"LCW" lounge chair

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina
Molded Plywood Chair, 1946

Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City (in Spanish)  
"La Chaise" chair

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Rocker, 1952

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
The Work of Charles and Ray Eames

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
7 objects online

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)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Filmography from the Internet Movie Database

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ray Eames  
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 SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Frieze Magazine
"The Shock of the Used -- The relevance of Charles and Ray Eames"

Ray Eames at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1980 interview from the Oral History project

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Several videos related to the work of Charles + Ray Eames, including "Powers of Ten"

"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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Charles & Ray Eames

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Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century

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An Eames Primer

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Eames Design

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Work of Charles and Ray Eames


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