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Joel Shapiro

[American Sculptor, born in 1941]

• Relationships: Husband of the painter Ellen Phelan.
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    Joel Shapiro Works Online    
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Original works by Joel Shapiro available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Untitled, 1988
(In the "Woodcut" section)

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Untitled, 1984

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Untitled, charcoal, 1979

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
From the 2004 exhibition Design is not Art

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!

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, University Park, Illinois
Untitled, 1982

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Untitled, 1989-90

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "S" for "Shapiro"

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Loss and Regeneration

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Untitled, 1989

PBase Photo Sharing
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(Untitled) Dancing Man, 1981

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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Untitled, 2002

Joel Shapiro at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1988 interview from the Oral History project

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with the artist

Books and Posters
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