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Form Against Yellow (Yellow Panel), (1936)

Alexander Calder, American, b. Lawnton, Pennsylvania, 1898–1976

Sheet metal, paint, wood, steel rod, and wire, 48 1/8 × 32 1/8 × 30 1/2 in. (123.2 × 82.6 × 77.5 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.53

Provenance:
Harold Diamond, New York, to 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1968-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, Canberra. "Surrealism: Revolution by Night," 12 March-2 May 1993, no. 20, color ill. p. 18. TOUR: QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY, Brisbane, 21 May-11 July; ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, 30 July-19 September.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Alexander Calder, 1898-1976," 29 March-12 July 1998. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 5 September-1 December.
FONDATION BEYLER, Basel, Switzerland. "Calder/Miró," 2 May-5 September 2004. TOUR: THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION, Washington, DC, 9 October-23 January 2005.
TATE MODERN, London. "Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture," 11 November 2015-3 April 2016, color ill. p. 169.

Published References:
MARTER, JOAN M. Alexander Calder (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991), p. 177, ill. p. 178.
RIMANELLI, DAVID. "Alexander Calder: National Gallery of Art," Artforum (Summer 1998), color ill. p. 123.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Abstraction (Mid-Century)