Francis Picabia art links
Francis Picabia Works Online
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Original works by Francis Picabia available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Here, This Is Stieglitz Here, 1915
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
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
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
10 works by Picabia
Norwich Museums, England
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Seattle Art Museum
Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid NEW!
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Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)
Morgensonne im Herbst, ca.1898
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Francis Picabia at The AthenaeumMiscellaneous Sites:
36 works online
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Francis Picabia at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
USC Annenberg School for Communication
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Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch) Articles and Reference Sites:
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A little solitude amidst the suns (A picture painted to tell not to prove)
The Modernist Journals Project
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francis Picabia
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- "Although Picabia never abandoned the most traditional of mediums, painting, he complicated his canvases - and his market - with Dada flair"
"The Good The Bad and The Ugly -- Porn, photography and Picabia's late paintings"
Review (from issue 30): Francis Picabia
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Portrait of a Doctor, 1935-36
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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Francis Picabia: Accommodations of Desire
Francis Picabia: The Late Works 1933-1953