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Philip Pearlstein

[American Contemporary Realist Painter, born in 1924]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Nudes.
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Antisentimental, antihumanist, antierotic, hostile to uncertainty, indifferent to the "psychology" of Expressionist figure painting and the existentialist doubt of AbEx: Pearlstein's work is unlike anything seen in American realism since Thomas Eakins.
- Robert Hughes, American Visions


    Philip Pearlstein Works Online    
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Original works by Philip Pearlstein available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SitePhilip Pearlstein at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
White House Ruin, Canyon de Chelley, Morning, 1974

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
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Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Nude On Settee

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Portrait Of Richard and Gloria Miller

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Girl on Stool, 1971

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Two Models on Red Office Swivel Chair, 1985

Indiana State University Art Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Two Models on Kilim Rug with Mirror, 1983

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
Slideshow of works from the 2008-2009 exhibition Philip Pearlstein: Objectifications

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Nude Torso, 1963
Self-Portrait, 1982

Philip Pearlstein at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Mark Strand, watercolor, 1983

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Two Nudes in Studio, 1965

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Two Female Figures

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Two Models with Mirror and Painting

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
U.S.F. #2

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, Netherlands
(Click on the artwork titles, not the thumbnails)

Seavest Collection of Contemporary American Realism
Two Nudes with Horse Weathervane and Punch, 1988

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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:
Notable SitePhilip Pearlstein at The Artchive

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Time Magazine Cover Archive
Henry Kissinger, 1979

Pearlstein discusses his approach to painting

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.

Art + Auction Magazine
Photo gallery accompanying the article Keeping it Real (click "next" to see another painting by Philip Chuck Pearlstein)

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Philip Pearlstein at Robert Miller Gallery, New York

New York Foundation for the Arts
Interview with the artist

Resource Library Magazine

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with the artist

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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Philip Pearlstein: Since 1983


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