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William Wegman

[American Photographer, born in 1943]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Dogs.
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Original works by William Wegman available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Home Page:
Wegman World

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

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

Notable SiteWilliam Wegman at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteStuart Collection of Sculpture at the University of California
La Jolla Vista View Overlook (with photos showing its proposal, construction and installation)

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Evolution of a Bottle in Space, 1999

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Info about a recent Wegman exhibition: Funney/Strange

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania
Cubic Chip 1/30

Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania
Kyphosified, 2000

Hammer Museum, California
Still from Deodorant, 1972

Hammer Museum, California
Reading Two Books, 1971

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Stormy Night, 1972

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by William Wegman

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Reflectional, photogravure, 2002

William Wegman at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University
Info about a 2007 exhibition: "William Wegman: Funney/Strange"

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)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Blind Spot Magazine

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Witness - A Human Rights Charity
Collaborative work by Wegman and Sebastião Salgado, created in support of the charity

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

Resource Library Magazine
William Wegman: Drawing, Video, Painting, Photography

Resource Library Magazine
Golf Anyone?

Salon Magazine
Profile of the artist's career

The New Yorker
"William Wegman: Funney/Strange" at Brooklyn Museum, brief 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Dog Gone: Appreciating William Wegman, the Painter", 2003 article by Jerry Saltz

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)

"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.
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Chip Wants a Dog

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William Wegman: Fashion Photographs

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William Wegman Polaroids

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William Wegman Puppies 2003 Wall Calendar

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Man's Best Friend


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