Mario Merz Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
Unreal City, Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Nine, 1989
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Tate 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
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
(You need to click the "right" arrow twice)
Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)
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Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
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
(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)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish) Miscellaneous Sites:
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French) Articles and Reference Sites:
Igloo Fibonacci, from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Union 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