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Hans Hofmann

[German-born American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1880-1966]

• Relationships: Hofmann's students included Frank Stella, Red Grooms, Wolf Kahn, Robert de Niro, Sr. and Paul Resika.
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    Hans Hofmann Works Online    
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Original works by Hans Hofmann available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBerkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Numerous works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

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 SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteHans Hofmann at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Undulating Expanse, 1955

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
August Light, 1957

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crocker Art Museum, California
Untitled Landscape, ca.1941

Crocker Art Museum, California
Untitled Landscape, ca.1941

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Landscape, 1940

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!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Scintillating Blue 38-30, 1956

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Morning, 1948

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Rising Sun, 1958

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Ruby Gold, 1959

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana
Untitled #5, 1962

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Hans Hofmann at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Fruitbowl Version 6, 1950

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Provincetown Number One, 1937

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Untitled, 1949

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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:
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteEstate of Hans Hofmann

Notable SiteHans Hofmann Paintings and Works

Information from the show Hans Hofmann: Artist/Teacher Teacher/Artist

Repository of Abstract Art

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hans Hofmann  
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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Secret Source

Modern Painters Magazine
Brief review of "Hans Hofmann: Circa 1950" at the Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Mass. (2009)

The Art Story

The New York Observer
"Seldom-Cited Master Hans Hofmann Returns To Reacquaint Viewers", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Superheated Hans Hofmann in Small Met Exhibition", article by Hilton Kramer

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

"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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Search for the Real Other Essays

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Hans Hofmann: Revised And Expanded

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