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Frantisek Kupka

[Czech Abstract Painter, 1871-1957]

• Also known as:  Frank Kupka
François Kupka
• Relationships: Founding member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
• Browse all:  Czech artists

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Original works by Frantisek Kupka available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Les cheminées, 1906

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Study for Amorpha, Warm Chromatism and for Fugue in Two Colors, ca.1910-11
Around a Point, ca.1920-25

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Study for Amorpha, Warm Chromatism and for Fugue in Two Colors, ca.1910-11

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Several images from a 2003 exhibition

Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Information and images from a 1999-2000 exhibition

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Composition, ca.1910-13

Frantisek Kupka in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
7 works by Kupka

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Disks of Newton (Study for "Fugue in Two Colors")

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFrantisek Kupka in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrantisek Kupka at CGFA

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Cathedral (Museum Kampa, Prague)

Notable SiteFrantisek Kupka at The Athenaeum
6 works online by Kupka

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

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)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Frantisek Kupka  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

Time Magazine
"Catching the Astral Plane", 1975 article by Robert Hughes


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Painting the Universe: Frantisek Kupka: Pioneer in Abstraction


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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