Lester Johnson Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Lester Johnson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
11 works online
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana
Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
City Scene I
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Street Scene - People Walking #5, 1979
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!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Seattle Art Museum
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Figures with Columns, 1965
Head of a Man, 1961
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Articles and Reference Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The New York Observer
"An Action Painter, Lester Johnson Beat Own Facility", article by Hilton Kramer