Joel Peter Witkin art links
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[American Photographer, born in 1939]
Joel-Peter Witkin Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
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Original works by Joel-Peter Witkin available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Photograph collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Joel-Peter Witkin
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Las Meninas (Self Portrait), 1987
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Art-Forum Photography GalleriesMiscellaneous Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
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Blind Spot MagazineArticles and Reference Sites:
Correnticalde - The Virtual Gallery
"Tribute to a Genius"
Photo Magazine (in French)
Click "Suite" to advance through photographs
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).
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Joel-Peter Witkin: Is his darkly imaginative photography an intellectually camouflaged freak show or high art?"
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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