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Morris Graves

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1910-2001]

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Original works by Morris Graves available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon
Not much online when last checked, but the museum has a large collection of paintings and drawings by Graves

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteMorris Graves at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
10 works online

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Winter Bouquet No. 2 (Hellebore Flower)

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

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

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Little Spirit Bird

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Raven in Moonlight, 1943

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Seattle Art Museum

The Huntington Library, California

University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford
Each Time You Carry Me This Way, ink and graphite drawing, 1958

University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford
Gander, ink drawing, 1955

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
California State University WorldImages Database

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Morris Graves  
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
Morris Graves at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The New York Observer
"Mystic Morris Graves: His Birds, Flowers Have Painterly Weight", article by Hilton Kramer

"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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Morris Graves: Flower Paintings

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Morris Graves: The Early Works


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