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R.B. Kitaj

[American Pop Artist, 1932-2007]

• Also known as:  Ronald B. Kitaj
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    R.B. Kitaj Works Online    
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Original works by R.B. Kitaj available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
The Defects of Its Qualities, screenprint, 1967

Notable SiteR.B. Kitaj at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Glance, 1992

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

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
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Tedeum, 1963

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
The Hispanist (Nissa Torrents)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
The Archaeologist, 1997-98

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England
The Architects, 1981

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
Untitled from A Day Book, 1972

The Jewish Museum, New York City
2 works online

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Germania - To the Brothel, 1985-87

Yellowstone Art Museum, Montana
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
6 works online when last checked

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:
Notable SiteR.B. Kitaj at The Artchive

Notable SiteR.B. Kitaj in the WebMuseum

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

Time Magazine Cover Archive
George Orwell, 1983

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Vladimir Horowitz, 1986

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on R.B. Kitaj  
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

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
2-page illustrated interview with the artist

L.A. Weekly
"The Refugee: Expatriate artist R.B. Kitaj's bittersweet homecoming"

The London Evening Standard
"Vanities in need of a bonfire", 2001 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"Painter R.B. Kitaj Letting Loose at 72, But Far From London", article by Hilton Kramer

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