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Yves Klein

[French Conceptual Artist, 1928-1962]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 12 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

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 SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Blue Sponge Relief

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan, Italy
i.k.b. petit Blue

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Information about the 2006-2007 exhibitionYves Klein. Body, Colour, Immaterial

Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)  
Information dossier on the artist

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Video of Klein's Symphony Monoton-Silence

Musée d'Art Contemporain - MAC, Marseilles, France (in French)  

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Anthropometrie ANT3

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Relief éponge bleu (RE 6)

State Museums of Berlin
IKB 49 , 1960

The Menil Collection, Texas
Requiem, 1960

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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 SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteYves Klein Archives

Notable SiteYves le monochrome - Works of a 'painter of space'

Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)  
La vague, from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Yves Klein  
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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
Biographical info

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 22): Yves Klein

Modern Painters Magazine
L'accord bleu, 1960

The Times Newspaper, London, UK
Article about the 2005 exhibition "Colour after Klein"

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