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W. Eugene Smith

[American Photographer, 1918-1978]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Photojournalism.
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Original works by W. Eugene Smith available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Untitled, from the series "The Country Doctor", 1948

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

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteW. Eugene Smith at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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)  
(Page forward through works by clicking on "FWW")

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Saipan, June 1944

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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:
Masters of Photography

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteW. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)  

Magnum Photos

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Photo Seminars Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on W. Eugene Smith  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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


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Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project, 1955-1958

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W. Eugene Smith Photographs 1934-1975


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