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Mario Merz

[Italian Arte Povera Artist, 1925-2003]

• Relationships: Husband of Marisa Merz.
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Original works by Mario Merz available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Unreal City, Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Nine, 1989

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain

Bonnefanten Museum, Netherlands
(to switch to English, click "english" at the top of the page)
2 works online

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Mouseover the "M-R" list of artist names, then click on "Merz"

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Igloo, 1983

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
5 works online

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Information about a 2005 exhibition

Goetz Collection, Munich

Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2 works online

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
To see the text in English, click on "English", then "Collection", then on the artist name

Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
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Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)  
Che Fare ?

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Igloo, 1971

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "M" for "Merz"

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
From Honey to Ashes, 1984

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)  
Igloo Fibonacci, from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Merz' 2003 obituary

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