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[American Conceptual Artist, born in 1945]
Joseph Kosuth Works Online
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Original works by Joseph Kosuth available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
'Titled (Art as Idea as Idea)' [Water], 1966
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Kosuth
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
White and Black, photostat
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
One and three tables
Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain (in Spanish)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Freud Museum, London, UK
Untitled, print, 1997
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Five colors and five words, 1965
Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
O. A./F!D! (to I.K. and G.E.) no 10, 1987
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Musee d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
(Click on work 09)
Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)
Four Words-Four Adjectives
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
'No Number #6 (On Color, Blue)'
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
One and three brooms
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium
Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "K" for "Kosuth"
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago
Information about a 1976 exhibition
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)
(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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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Inside InstallationsArticles and Reference Sites:
Information from a research project into the care and administration of installation art
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")
UK Government Art Collection
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Art as Idea as Idea -- An interview with Joseph Kosuth"
Review (from issue 37): Joseph Kosuth
"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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The Play of the Unmentionable