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George Rickey

[American Kinetic Artist, 1907-2002]

• Relationships: Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by George Rickey available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteGeorge Rickey at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Cluster of Four Cubes, 1992

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Space Churn with Spheres, Variation III, 1972

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Six Lines in an L

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

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Massachusetts
Three Lines, 1964

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University

Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park at Florida International University, Miami

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Two Lines Up Excentric--Twelve Feet

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
Conversation, 1991

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Persephone, 1960

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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George Rickey at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
Five Open Squares Gyratory Gyratory, 1981

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Breaking Column, 1988

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Two Lines Oblique, 1967-69

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
Two Lines Oblique Down, Variation III

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   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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Cluster of Four Cubes

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Three Red Lines

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory

Toronto Sculpture, Ontario, Canada

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

George Rickey at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1965 interview from the Oral History project

George Rickey at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1968 interview from the Oral History project

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

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Constructivism: Origins and Evolution


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