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Paul Strand

[American Photographer, 1890-1976]

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Original works by Paul Strand available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
18 works online by Strand

Notable SitePaul Strand at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Photograph - New York

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Roots, Germantown, Maine

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
From the Viaduct, 125th Street, New York, 1916

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Blind woman, New York, 1916

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carlos Museum at Emory University, Georgia
Miss Thompson seated in a doorway, Taos, New Mexico

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Chair Abstraction, Twin Lakes, Connecticut

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Town Hall, Vermont, 1946

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Many photographs online

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Woman and Baby Hildalgo

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Grapes, Charente, France, 1951

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Window, Abandoned House, New England, 1944

Kunsthaus Zurich

Paul Strand in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
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Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
Blind Woman, New York, photogravure, 1916

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Apache Fiesta, 1930
Blind Woman, New York, 1916

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Paul Strand online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
A couple of images from a 2007 exhibition

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Masters of Photography

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable 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).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Paul Strand  
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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


Slate Magazine
"A Year in the Life: Paul Strand's breakthrough moment," article by Luc Sante

The New York Observer
"Marin and Strand: Pair of Opposite Yankee Modernists", article by Hilton Kramer

The Village Voice
"20th-Century Strand", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Paul Strand: Essays on his Life and Work

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Tir a'Mhurain: Outer Hebrides


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