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Martin Puryear

[African-American Sculptor, born in 1941]

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Original works by Martin Puryear available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteMartin Puryear at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Untitled, 1997

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
That Profile, 1999

Notable SiteMartin Puryear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
4 works online when last checked

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Info about a 2007-08 exhibition: "Martin Puryear"

Notable SiteMartin Puryear at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Martin Puryear

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Untitled, 1997

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Blue Blood

DePaul University Museum, Chicago
Three Holes, 2002

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Untitled, 1985

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Self, 1978

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, University Park, Illinois
Bodark Arc, 1982

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Avey, 2000

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

 
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)

 
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(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
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Untitled

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Miscellaneous Sites:
PBS
Superb reproductions of a couple of works plus a photograph of the artist.

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Martin Puryear  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

The New Yorker
"Martin Puryear retrospective at MOMA", 2007 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Delight in a Shaping Hand", 1992 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Martin Puryear", 2001 article by Robert Hughes

 
Multimedia:
PBS
Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Flash presentation of 15 works, including Puryear's Dumb Luck, 1990
(click "explore 15 works" when you get past the intro)


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