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The A Train, 1963-1964

Mark di Suvero, American, b. Shanghai, China, 1933

Wood, steel, and paint, as installed: 157 x 132 x 115 in. (398.8 x 335.3 x 292.1 cm) [approx.]

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

Accession Number: 72.97

Provenance:
Park Place Gallery, New York, to 29 September 1967
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 29 September 1967-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
PARK PLACE GALLERY, New York. "Mark di Suvero," to 24 February 1966.
CITY ART MUSEUM OF SAINT LOUIS. "7 for 67: Works by Contemporary American Sculptors," 1 October-12 November 1967, no. 7, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 892, p. 580, p. 684.
MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY, New York. "a four dimensional being writes poetry on a field of sculpture," 25 June-14 August 2006.
BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART, Austin. "Reimagining Space: The Park Place Gallery Group in 1960s New York," 28 September 2008-18 January 2009, pl. 18, p. 61; pl. 36A, p. 89.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.

Published References:
KRAMER, HILTON. "Di Suvero: Sculpture of Whitmanesque Scale," New York Times (30 January 1966): p. 25, ill.
ASHBERY, JOHN. "Reviews: Mark di Suvero and David Novros," Art News 65 (March 1966): p. 13.
HOENE, ANNE. "In the Galleries: Mark di Suvero, David Novros," Arts Magazine 40 (May 1966): p. 62.
ADRIAN, DENNIS. "New York: Mark di Suvero, David Novros," Art Forum 4 (April 1966): p. 48, ill.
ASHTON, DORE. "The Artist as Dissenter: New York Commentary," Studio International 171 (April 1966): p. 166, ill.
UNSIGNED. "Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Institution 1968 Annual Report (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1969): p. 220.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974): p. 684, fig. 892, p. 580.
ROSE, BARBARA. "On Mark di Suvero: Sculpture Outside Walls," Art Journal 35 (Winter 1975): p. 122.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection