W. Eugene Smith Works Online
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Original works by W. Eugene Smith available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
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Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Many works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
3 photographs online
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
W. Eugene Smith in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy (in Italian)
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
W. Eugene Smith at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Saipan, June 1944
(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)
Masters of PhotographyMiscellaneous Sites:
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W. Eugene Smith Memorial FundArticles and Reference Sites:
AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)
Biography, from the American Masters TV series
Photo Seminars Online
Answers.com 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).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on W. Eugene Smith
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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
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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|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.|
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Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project, 1955-1958
W. Eugene Smith Photographs 1934-1975