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Leon Golub

[American Painter, 1922-2004]

• Also known as:  Leon Albert Golub
• Relationships: Husband of Nancy Spero.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

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

Notable SiteLeon Golub at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Orator II, lithograph, 1965
Wounded Sphinx II, lithograph, 1965

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Head (XV)

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Broad Art Foundation

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)  
House of the Barking Dogs, 2003

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Head XXV, 1959

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

Leon Golub in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Prisoners II, 1989

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
Mercenaries II, 1979

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Mercenaries I

Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, Texas
Photographs from a 1995 exhibition featuring the work of Leon Golub and Adrian Piper

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Leon Golub at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK
4 works online

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Columnar Head, 1958

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Head I, 1966

 
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)

 
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Artnet Artist Works Catalogues  

NO!art Website
Information about Leon Golub's involvement with this late 1950s-early 1960s art movement

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
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

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Leon Golub at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Leon Golub: Paintings (1950-2000)

Journal of Contemporary Art Online
Interview with Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Tate Magazine
Leon Golub on Max Beckmann

The Brooklyn Rail
"A Tribute to Leon Golub"

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"A half-century of pain, violence, torture, war, evil and anger", 2000 article by Adrian Searle

The Village Voice
"Blowtorch Realism", 2001 article by Jerry Saltz

Time Magazine
"The Human Clay in Extremis", 1984 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.
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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Leon Golub: Existential-Activist Painter


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Do Paintings Bite?: Selected Texts 1948-1996


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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