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H.C. Westermann

[American Sculptor, 1922-1981]

• Also known as:  Horace Clifford Westermann
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    H.C. Westermann Works Online    
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Original works by H.C. Westermann available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteH.C. Westermann at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

H.C. Westermann in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Billy Penn

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Memorial to the Idea of Man If He Was an Idea

H.C. Westermann at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

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

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
7 woodcuts

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

 
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)
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:
California State University WorldImages Database
Angry Young Machine
Rotting Jet Wing


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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

The Telegraph Newspaper, UK
Anthony Green on The Death Ships of HC Westermann

Time Magazine
"Westermann's Witty Sculptures: A craftsman in the American grain", 1978 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"The Aesthete As Popeye", 2001 article by Robert Hughes


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H.C. Westermann


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H.C. Westermann: Exhibition Catalogue and Catalogue Raisonne


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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