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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   NEW!

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK
4 works online

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Head XXV, 1959

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Leon Golub  
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.

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

"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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Leon Golub: Existential-Activist Painter

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Leon Golub

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Do Paintings Bite?: Selected Texts 1948-1996


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