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The Rice Meals for a Stone, 1983

Wolfgang Laib, German, b. Metzingen, 1950

Oil pastel and pencil on paper, 20 1/2 x 16 15/16 in. (52.1 x 43.0 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2001

Accession Number: 01.1

Provenance:
Sperone Westwater, New York, to 24 January 2001
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2001

Exhibition History:
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Wolfgang Laib: A Retrospective," ill. p. 124. TOUR: HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 26 October 2000-22 January 2001; HENRY ART GALLERY, Seattle, 26 February-6 May 2001; DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART, 29 May-2 September 2001; SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 5 October-30 December 2001; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, SAN DIEGO, La Jolla, California, 27 January-19 May 2002; HAUS DER KUNST, Munich, 31 October 2002-19 January 2003.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "ColorForms," 11 March 2010-9 January 2012, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Peter Coffin: Here and There," 29 June-6 October 2013, no cat. (not on checklist)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, European Contemporary