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[American Abstract Painter, born in 1937]
Lawrence Poons Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Lawrence Poons at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Brighton & Hove Museums, England
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
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
(Click on "thumbnails")
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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Additional Image Search Tools:
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Artnet Artist Works Catalogues Articles and Reference Sites:
Catalogue may not be authoritative as it is listed as "in development"
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
artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Big Purple, 1972
Modern Painters Magazine
"Larry Poons at Danese Gallery, New York (2009)"
Lawrence Poons at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1965 interview from the Oral History project