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[American Minimalist Sculptor, 1912-1980]
Tony Smith Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
For W.A., 1969
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Tony Smith at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
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!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park at Florida International University, Miami
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Seattle Art Museum
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
5 works documented
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Art at the University of PennsylvaniaArticles and Reference Sites:
Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory
Repository of Abstract Art
Time Magazine Cover Archive
Photograph of the artist
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
"The Order of Things: Art and anarchy at midcentury," article by Christopher Benfey
The Village Voice
"The Prophet", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Tony Smith: Architect, Painter, Sculptor