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[German Architect, 1883-1969]
Walter Gropius Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Lots of information about Gropius, who founded the Bauhaus school in 1919
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
15 works by or related to the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
Door handle, 1923
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Harkness Commons and the Graduate Center, Harvard University
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
A couple of photographs of the Pan Am Building in New York City
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
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Dr Leslie and The Composing RoomArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Walter Gropius Multimedia:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The Magazine Antiques
"Design and reform: the making of the Bauhaus"
Audio selections from an interview with the artist
"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.
The Theater of the Bauhaus
The New Architecture and The Bauhaus