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Lucas Samaras

[Greek-born American Photographer, born in 1936]

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

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

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

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Samaras

Notable SiteLucas Samaras at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteLucas Samaras at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Chair Transformation Number 20B, 1996

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
6 works by Samaras

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Mirrored Room, 1966

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lucas Samaras in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Lucas Samaras at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Untitled, 1965

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

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   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:
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Chair Transformation Number 20B

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

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

New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Time Magazine
"Menaced Skin", 1972 article by Robert Hughes

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Lucas Samaras participates in a 2000 discussion about Pace Wildenstein gallery

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