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Lucio Fontana

[Argentine-born Italian Arte Povera Sculptor and Painter, 1899-1968]

• Relationships: Member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
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Original works by Lucio Fontana available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 7 works online

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!
"Artists in Depth" page for Lucio Fontana

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 SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan, Italy
6 works online

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
When last checked, all but one of the works displayed were by Lucio Fontana

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
3 works online

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
2 works online

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Hammer Museum, California
Concetto spaziale, 1961

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "F"

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Concetto Spaziale-Attesa (Spatial Concept - Expectation)

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

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

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Concetto spaziale, 1957

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Spatial Concept - Ellipse, 1967

Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Information about a 2008-2009 exhibition: Lucio Fontana. Luce e Colore

Palazzo Grassi, Venice - the François Pinault Foundation exhibition space
Ambiente spaziale, 1968

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Concetto spaziale. Attese 140

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
1 work online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

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

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Concetto Spaziale, 1955

Villa Croce Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
5 works online

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quattro Litografie di Lucio Fontana

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Scroll down to the highlights from the Herbst (Autumn) 2005 sale

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 SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Spatial Concept: Nature

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteFondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan (in Italian)  

Chris Miller's Gallery of Figure Sculpture of the 20th Century

Konex Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

Art + Auction Magazine
Concetto Spaziale, La Fine di Dio, 1963

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