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Charles Ray

[American, born in 1953]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway

Broad Art Foundation

Hammer Museum, California
Untitled, 2009

Hammer Museum, California
Plank Piece, 1973

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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)

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

W Magazine
5-page profile of Charles Ray

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.

Frieze Magazine
"The Shape of Things"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 39): Charles Ray

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 34): Charles Ray

New York Magazine
"Charles Ray's minimalist installations are as mind-blowing as any hallucinogen", 2009 article by Jerry Saltz


The New Yorker
"Triple Play", brief 2007 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Pure Artifice", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)

Tate Channel
Charles Ray (2004)

Books and Posters
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