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[Austrian Surrealist Painter, born in 1929]
Arnulf Rainer 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!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)
De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Netherlands
Click "works in collection"
Deichtorhallen Hamburg: Haus der Photographie, Germany
Info about a 2007-08 exhibition: "Arnulf Rainer/Dieter Roth: Mixing and Separating"
Essl Collection of Contemporary Art, Austria
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
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
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
3 works online
(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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art
"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.|| |
|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.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Arnulf Rainer: Bible Overpaintings from the Sammlung Frieder Burda
Arnulf Rainer: Even Before Language