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Helen Levitt

[American Photographer, born in 1918]

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Original works by Helen Levitt available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHelen Levitt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

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

Notable SiteHelen Levitt at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Biography available, but no works viewable online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, California
Untitled (Two Children and Gumball Machines), 1971

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Helen Levitt in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

Museum Villa Stuck, Munich (in German)  
New York City, ca.1942

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Helen Levitt at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
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Art Market:
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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)

 
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Helen Levitt  
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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.

New York Magazine
"The Poet of Pavement", 2009 article by Jerry Saltz


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Helen Levitt: Mexico City


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In the Street: Chalk Drawings and Messages, New York City


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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