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[American Pop Artist, 1931-2004]
Tom Wesselmann Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Tom Wesselmann at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Still Life #20, 1962
Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
Nude Print Painting, 1980
Seascape #21, 1967
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Study for Bedroom Painting #1
Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Bedroom Painting #25, 1971
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Still Life, 1965
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Seavest Collection of Contemporary American Realism
Smoker Study #39, 1967
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Still Life No. 15
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Smoker, screenprint, 1976
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Howard Tullman's Art CollectionArticles and Reference Sites:
Study For Bedroom Painting #39, 1977
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Tom Wesselmann at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1984 interview from the Oral History project (with sound clip)
"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.