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[American Photographer, 1913-2009]
Helen Levitt Works Online
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Original works by Helen Levitt available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Helen Levitt at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
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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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
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)
Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
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(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)
Masters of PhotographyArticles and Reference Sites:
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
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Answers.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).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Helen Levitt
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Union 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
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Helen Levitt: Mexico City
In the Street: Chalk Drawings and Messages, New York City