James Van Der Zee Works Online
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Original works by James Van Der Zee available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
James Van Der Zee at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
James Van Der Zee at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team, 1926
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
3 photographs online
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
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(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
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Presence AfricaineArticles and Reference Sites:
The Harlem Renaissance (in German)
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 James Van Der Zee
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.