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Jean Hélion

[French Abstract Painter, 1904-1987]

• Relationships: Founding member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by Jean Hélion available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Standing Figure, 1936

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteJean Helion at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)  
Information about a 2004-2005 exhibition

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
3 works by Helion

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Untitled, 1934

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Composition, 1933

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Art Market:
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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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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean Helion  
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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
Untitled, 1943

The New York Observer
"Jean Hélion's Curves Continue to Impress; So Do His Figures", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Backing Jean Hélion: Why Did Roberta Smith Attack the Painter?", article by Hilton Kramer

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