Komar and Melamid art links
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Komar and Melamid
[Russian-born American Conceptual Artists]
Vitaly Komar, Born 1943
Alexander Melamid, Born 1945
Russian dissident artists. Emigrated to the United States in 1978.
Komar and Melamid Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Komar and Melamid Home PageMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Dia Center for the Arts, New York CityArt Market:
The Most Wanted Paintings
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Moore College of Art + Design, Philadelphia
Article in .PDF format: "Russian Artists/Thai Elephants: Art on a Global Scale"
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
When Elephants Paint
Philadelphia Art Alliance
Komar & Melamid's American Dreams
Plattsburgh State University Art Museum, New York
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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California State University WorldImages Database
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Percent for Art ProgramArticles and Reference Sites:
Public art in New York City
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Sample elephant paintings
Review (from issue 16): Komar and Melamid
Resource Library Magazine
Bolsheviks Returning Home after a Demonstration, 1981-82
"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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Painting by Numbers: Komar and Melamid's Scientific Guide to Art