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[Greek-born American Photographer, born in 1936]
Lucas Samaras Works Online
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Original works by Lucas Samaras available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of ChicagoArt Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Samaras
Lucas Samaras at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online
Lucas Samaras at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Chair Transformation Number 20B, 1996
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
6 works by Samaras
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Whitney 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
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging ProjectArticles and Reference Sites:
Chair Transformation Number 20B
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Answers.com reference works Multimedia:
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).
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)
"Menaced Skin", 1972 article by Robert Hughes
The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Lucas Samaras participates in a 2000 discussion about Pace Wildenstein gallery