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Eva Hesse

[German-born American Minimalist Painter and Sculptor, 1936-1970]

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

Notable SiteEva Hesse at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Accession II

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Expanded Expansion, 1969

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Untitled, 1964

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 SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Untitled, drawing

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Untitled, 1964

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
5 works by or related to the artist

Hammer Museum, California
H+H, 1965

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!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Right After

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Untitled, drawing, 1964

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Images from a 2006 exhibition

The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago
Information about a 1982 exhibition

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

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:
Notable SiteEva Hesse at The Artchive

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

"Sticks and Stones and Lemon Cough Drops"

Ringaround Arosie, 1965

Deutsche Bank Artmag
The Legend's Burden: Eva Hesse

Frieze Magazine
"Oh! More Absurdity!"

Frieze Magazine
"Body of Work"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 102): Eva Hesse

Tate Magazine
Minimalism with a Human Face: Eva Hesse

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Strings attached", 2002 article by Adrian Searle

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature on Eva Hesse's working process

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Eva Hesse's Sans II

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet

"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.            
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