Installation view of What Absence is Made Of

The Hirshhorn continues to enrich the collection works with significant additions across a diverse range of media, from painting, photography, and mixed-media assemblage to cinema in the round and immersive Light and Space environments.

 

Subcommittee

(1991)

Tony Cragg, British, b. Liverpool, England, 1949

Steel, 100 1/2 x 74 1/4 x 64 1/2 in., approx. 6000 lb. (255.3 x 188.6 x 163.8 cm, 2721.6 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation and Museum Purchase, 1992

Accession Number: 92.10

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996," 4 June-7 September 1997, cat.

Published References:
SHAW-EAGLE, JOANNA. "'Recent Acquisitions' at the Hirshhorn Paints Broad Sweep," Washington Times (20 July 1997), p. D4.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

5 Nights (from the series "The Weight of History")

2014

Reynier Leyva Novo, Cuban, b. Havana, 1983

Printing press ink, variable

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2016

Accession Number: 16.12

Provenance:
The artist, to 16 September 2016
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2016

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor, Lerner Room

 

Figure

1926-1930/(cast 1958-1961)

Jacques Lipchitz, American, b. Druskieniki, Lithuania, 1891–1973

Bronze, 85 3/8 × 38 1/2 × 29 1/4 in. (216.8 × 97.7 × 74.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3101

Provenance:
Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, to 27 December 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 27 December 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 241, ill. p. 101.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Inaugural Loan Exhibition," April-July 1965.
EXPO '67 MONTREAL. "International Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture," 28 April-27 October 1967, p. 119, ill. p. 92.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
HENRY MOORE INSTITUTE, Leeds, England. "The Sculptors Studio in Britain and France 1900-1950," 20 September 2001-6 June 2002.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "The Hirshhorn Approach," Time 80 (5 October 1962), ill. p. 75.
UNSIGNED. "Art Lone Wolf," Newsweek 60 (15 October 1962), ill. p. 110.
RUDIKOFF, SONYA. "New York Letter," Art International 6 (November 1962), p. 62.
READ, HERBERT. A Concise History of Modern Sculpture (New York: Praeger, 1964), no. 79, p. 296, ill. p. 77.
SWEENEY, JAMES JOHNSON. "A Living Frame for Sculpture," House and Garden 126 (August 1964), ill. p. 113.
UNSIGNED. "A Look into the Future--the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden," Washington Post (22 May 1966), colorpl. sec. K, p. 1.
HAMILTON, GEORGE HEARD. Painting and Sculpture in Europe: 1880-1940 (Baltimore: Penguin, 1967), pl. 104.
COLTON, JOEL. Great Ages of Man: Twentieth Century (New York: Time-Life Books, 1968), colorpl. p. 46.
BOWNESS, ALAN. Modern European Art (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972) (Thames & Hudson copyright), p. 82, no. 174, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 714, colorpl. 391.
MERILIAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974), p. 104, no. 65, ill.
ALEXANDER, JASON. Why Johnny Can't Run, Swim, Pull, Dig, Slither, etc. (San Francisco: Sitnalta Press, 1978), p. 20, no. 195, ill.
ELSEN, ALBERT E. Modern European Sculpture 1918-1945 (New York: Braziller, 1979), fig. 19, pp. 30-31.
HYAMS, BARRY. Hirshhorn: Medici from Brooklyn (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979), p. 132.
QUANTRILL, MALCOLM. "London Letter," Art International 22/9 (February 1979), p. 38.
KELLY, JAMES J. The Sculptural Idea, third edition (Minneapolis, Minnesota: Burgess Publishing, 1981), fig. 5, p. 16.
RICHARDSON, DAN, and MARGIE RICHARDSON. Journal of the Center for the Arts (Vero Beach, Florida, 1984), n.p., ill.
BERGMAN, EDWARD F. and TOM L. MCKNIGHT. Introduction to Georgraphy (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1993), fig. 5-37, p. 164.
WILKINSON, ALAN G. The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz (London ; New York: Thames and Hudson, 1996), no. 206, ill. pp. 77, 220.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, New York, 1998), no. 31, ill. p. 62.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Eros, Inside Eros

(1986)

Arman, American, b. Nice, France, 1928–2005

Bronze, 33 5/8 x 17 1/4 x 20 1/8 in. (85.4 x 43.8 x 51.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, by Exchange, 1987

Accession Number: 87.10

HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1989," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no. 2.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Evocation of a Form: Human, Lunar, Spectral

(1950/enlarged and cast 1957)

Jean Arp, French, b. Strasbourg, Alsace, 1886-1966

Bronze, 45 1/2 × 32 3/8 × 33 1/2 in. (115.5 × 82.3 × 85 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.107

JHH Purchased From Castelli Gallery, Leo, New York 12 April 1961

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Are Years What? (for Marianne Moore)

(1967)

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

Steel, paint, and wire, 480 × 480 × 360 in., 18725 lb. (1219.2 × 1219.2 × 914.4 cm, 8493.6 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Gift of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, by exchange, 1999

Accession Number: 99.19

Provenance:
The artist
Enrico Martignoni, Winnemucca, Nevada, to 25 August 1999
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Gift of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, by exchange, 1999

Exhibition History:
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo. "Plus by Minus," 1968.
GRAND RAPIDS ART MUSEUM, Michigan (organizer). "Sculpture off the Pedestal," 8 September-3 December 1973, cat. (Citywide exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture by thirteen American artists.)
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Mark di Suvero," 13 November 1975-8 February 1976, no. 38, p. 87. (Installed in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York.)
WURTTEMBERGISCHER KUNSTVEREIN, Stuttgart. "Mark di Suvero," 11 May-10 July 1988, p. 217, ill. pp. 86-87.
MUSEE D'ART MODERNE ET D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, Nice. "Mark di Suvero Retrospective," 1991, p. 14, p. 140, ill. pp. 13, 16, 20.
IVAM CENTRE JULIO GONZALEZ, Valencia. "Mark di Suvero," 16 December 1994-19 March 1995, p. 24, 36, ill.
XLVI INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, VENICE BIENNALE. "Mark di Suvero," 11 June-15 October 1995, no. 5, ill.
STORM KING ART CENTER, Mountainville, New York. "Mark di Suvero at Storm King Art Center," 13 May-15 November 1995 and 1 April-15 November 1996, ills., p. 31, 128.
GALERIE JEANNE-BUCHER, Paris. "Mark di Suvero," 1997, p. 8, ill.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (organizer only). “Mark di Suvero.” Tour: CRISSY FIELD, San Francisco, 22 May 2013-26 May 2014. (Exhibition of eight large-scale outdoor sculptures.)

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Advertisement, "Mark Di Suvero: 25 Years of Sculpture and Drawings, Storm King Art Center," Art in America 73 (June 1985), n.p.
UNSIGNED. Advertisement, "Mark Di Suvero: 25 Years of Sculpture and Drawings, Storm King Art Center," Artforum 23 (Summer 1985), n.p.
KARDON, JANET. 1967 at the Crossroads (Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1987), ill., n.p.
UNSIGNED. Advertisement, "Richard Bellamy/Oil & Steel Gallery and Gagosian Gallery," Art in America, 85 (November 1997), n.p.
UNSIGNED. "Mark di Suvero: Mairie de Paris," Artforum (January 1998), p. 109.
RUBINSTEIN, RAPHAEL. "A Season of Steel in the City of Light," Art in America (July 1998), p. 69, ill. p. 68.
UNSIGNED. "Hirshhorn's Mall Sculpture Steels the Show," Washington Times (26 August 1999), P. C7.
RICHARD, PAUL. "Here and Now," Washington Post (29 August 1999), p. G3.
FORGEY, BENJAMIN. "Cityscape: Splendor on the Grass," Washington Post (15 October 1999), p. C1, color ill.
GARRELS, GARY, ed. Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000), ill., n.p.
ESKIN, BLAKE. "Man of Steel," Art News 100, no. 6 (June 2001), p. 91.
ELLEGOOD, ANNE and JOANNA BURTON. The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Recent Sculpture (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 2006), ill. p. 61.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Upright Motive No. 1: Glenkiln Cross

(1955/cast 1956-1957)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 131 3/8 × 38 3/8 × 38 in. (333.6 × 97.4 × 96.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3629

Jh Purchased From Gimpel Fils, London 1957

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Three-Piece Reclining Figure No. 2: Bridge Prop

(1963/cast 1964)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 49 1/2 X 78 7/8 X 51 7/8 IN. (115.2 X 251.5 X 131.7 CM.) INCL. BASE H: 4 3/8 IN. (11.0 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3656

Jh Purchased From Moore, Henry, Much Hadham, England 1965

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

For Gordon Bunshaft

(2006/fabricated 2007-2008)

Dan Graham, American, b. Urbana, Illinois, 1942

Two-way mirror, stainless steel, wood, and stone, 92 1/8 x 196 1/4 x 196 1/8 in. (234 x 498.4 x 498.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest and Purchase Funds, 2008

Accession Number: 08.7

Provenance:
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest and Purchase Funds, 2008

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution. Installed in Sculpture Garden, 30 May 2008- .

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

The Great Warrior of Montauban

(1898-1900/cast 1956)

Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, French, b. Montauban, 1861–1929

Bronze, 73 1/4 × 62 × 24 1/8 in. (186 × 157.2 × 61.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.593

Provenance:
World House Galleries, New York, to 16 April 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 16 April 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
WORLD HOUSE GALLERIES, New York. "Bourdelle," 19 May-29 June 1957, no. 18, cover ill.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ART GALLERIES, Minneapolis. "Antoine Bourdelle," 8 November-8 December 1957, no. 2. TOUR: WALKER ART CENTER, 12 January-9 February 1958.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 37, ill. p. 33.

Published References:
JIANOU, IONEL, and MICHEL DUFET. Bourdelle, trans. Kathleen Muston and Bryan Richardson (Paris: Arted, 1965), p. 77, pl. 7; 2nd edition, 1975, p. 80, no. 161.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), p. 56, ill.
HALE, WILLIAM H. The World of Rodin 1840-1917 (New York; Time Life Books, 1969), p. 175, caption on p. 174.
UNSIGNED. Apollo, vol. 96 (August 1972), p. 102, no. 19, ill. p. 103.
GOODE, JAMES E. "Outdoor Sculpture: Washington's Overlooked Monuments," Historic Preservation (January-March 1973), p. 6, ill.
BUTLER, JOSEPH T. "America: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Opens in Washington, DC," Connoisseur 187/753 (November 1974), ill. no. 5.
YOUNG, MAHONRI SHARP. "Letter from the U.S.A. : Hirshhorn on the Mall," Apollo 100/153 (November 1974), p. 419.
MUESSIG, RAYMOND H. ed. "Controversial Issues in the Social Studies" (Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies, 1975), ill. p. 196.
UNSIGNED. SMITHSONIAN TORCH (December 1978), ill. p. 8.
UNSIGNED. "Care for Outdoor Sculpture," Washington Post (30 June 1994), Washington Home, ill. p. 20.
UNSIGNED. "Gallery Listings," Intowner (May 1996), ill.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art (Washington, D.C. : Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998), no. 4, ill. p. 41.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

The Burghers of Calais

(1884-1889/cast 1953-1959)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 79 3/8 × 80 7/8 × 77 1/8 in., 6000 lb. (201.6 × 205.4 × 195.9 cm, 2721.6 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4340

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris and Meudon, 1953-1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (via Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, and Gérard Cramer, Geneva), 31 March 1962-17 May 1966*
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
*rev. by VJF, 25 October 1995.

Exhibition History:
PALAIS DE LA MEDITERRANÉE, Nice. "Sculptures de Rodin," December 1961-January 1962, no. 1, ill.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 391, ill. pp. 19-21.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Rodin Rediscovered," 28 June-10 September 1981.

Published References:
****Main List*****
ARNASON, H. H. The History of Modern Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall; 1968), no. 82, ill. p. 63.
BRITSCH, RALPH A., and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, c. 1983), fig. 14-9, p. 335.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
CARPENTER, JAMES M. Visual Art: A Critical Introduction (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984), p. 233-34, ill. 15-14.
COMMUNITY COMMITTEE OF THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Invitation to the "Fifth Annual Beaux Arts Masked Ball" (Vero Beach, Florida, 1984), n. p.
FORGEY, BENJAMIN. "The Hirshhorn: Dawn of a New Decade," Washington Post (7 October 1984), p. L1.
HOROWITZ, FREDERICK A. More Than You See: A Guide to Art (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984), pp. 18, 19-22, 145-46, 226, fig. 3-8.
McCARTER, WILLIAM, and RITA GILBERT. Living with Art (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984), fig. 357, p. 278.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Arts (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), pp. 192-93, fig. 5.14.
UNSIGNED. "Museum Notes," The Washington Gallery (Summer 1984), ill. p. 25.
UNSIGNED. "Art Masterpieces in Washington Museums," Show Case of the Arts (Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Spring 1985), ill. p. 7.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1987), ill. 12.25, p. 387.
UNSIGNED. The Golden Book Encyclopedia (New York: Macmillan, 1988), p. 6, ill.
DOLAINSKI, STEPHEN, ed. Guest Informant (New York: Guest Informant, 1989), p. 109.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. Washington DC: A Traveler's Guide (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1989), ill. p. 71.
UNSIGNED. Distinguished Lecturers on Art and Culture calendar (Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), ill.
WOLF, THOMAS H. "The Object at Hand," Smithsonian 21 (August 1990), pp. 16, 18, ill. p. 18.
UNSIGNED. Reader's Newsletter 2 (October 1990), ill. p. 5.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. Reality through the Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1991), no. 2.3, ill. p. 50.
WHEELER, DANIEL. Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present (New York: Vendome Press, 1991), p. 15, fig. 17.
NEMETT, BARRY. Images Objects and Ideas: Viewing the Visual Arts (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1992), no. 244, ill. p. 187.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts, third ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1992), no. 13.27, ill. p. 405.
CELANT, GERMANO, DIETER KOEPPLIN, and MARK ROSENTHAL. Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology (New York: Guggenheim Museum; Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1995), ill. p. 259.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, fourth ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995), no. 15-39, colorpl. p. 413.
GILBERT, RITA. Living with Art, fourth ed. (New York: Mcgrow-Hill, 1995), colorpl. 325, p. 279.
REESE, NICHOLAS. Washington (London: Studio Editions, 1995), ill. p. 41.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), ill. p. 12.
MYER, PETER LIVINGSTON. Art: Do it!: A Handbook for Artists (Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt, 1996), ill. p. 150.
TANSEY, RICHARD G. and FRED S . KLEINER. Gardener's Art through the Ages, tenth ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1996), fig. 26-92, p. 1012.
PATERSON, JIM. "Stop and See Sculpture," Washington Post, Weekend (15 August 1997), ill.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C. : Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998), figs. 17 and 18, p. 22, figs. 23-25, p. 27, fig. 34, p. 36, fig. 35, p. 37, no. 2, ill. p. 38-39.
****Secondary List*****
UNSIGNED. The Hammond Times (Indiana, 30 September 1962), ill. p. 25.
UNSIGNED. Newsday (3 October 1962).
UNSIGNED. The Sculpture Gardens of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hirshhorn (Sarah Lawrence College, art tour brochure, 3 October 1967), cover ill.
FOGG, SUSAN. "Hirshhorn Museum Slated to Open Friday," Advance (Staten Island, New York, 2 October 1974) (also as "Controversial Art Museum," News-American, Baltimore, 6 October 1974).
UNSIGNED (U.P.I.). "Washington Museum Opens," Advertiser (Honolulu, 2 October 1974).
UNSIGNED (U.P.I.). "Controversial D. C. Museum Opens," The News (Mexico City, 3 October 1974).
POLAKOFF, JOSEPH. "Honors for Latvian Immigrant," Texas Jewish Post (3 October 1974) (also with other titles in: Jewish Times, Baltimore 4 October; Jewish Advocate, Boston, 10 October; Jewish Herald Voice, Houston, 21 November).
GENAUER, EMILY. "A $100,000,000 Collection with Uneven Value," Newsday (Long Island, New York, 4 October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Smithsonian's New Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Mademoiselle (October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "New Home of the Arts," Times-Picayune (New Orleans, 10 October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "From Joe Hirshhorn's Front Yard Comes a Magnificent New Museum," People Magazine (14 October 1974), ill. pp. 24-25.
DEAR, CYRENE. "D.C. Current Museum a 'Must' in Washington," The Gleaner (Henderson, Kentucky, 20 October 1974) (also in Advace, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 20 October).
UNSIGNED. "... The Hirshhorn," Progress Index (Petersburg, Virginia, 20 October 1974), fig. 1.
WITTENBERG, CLARISSA. "Washington's First Look at the Hirshhorn Museum," D.C. Gazette 5/9 (October 1974), p. 10.
BARKER, WALTER. "Music / Arts: Rich Content Redeems the Hirshhorn's Garden," Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri, 17 November 1974).
GILBERT, PAUL. "Art Talk," The Aegis (Bel Air, Maryland, 28 November 1974).
GRAST, BRADLEY. "Art Topics," Philadelphia College of Art, n.d. (late 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Review," Architecture Plus (December 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Art Transplant," The Guardian (2 December 1974).
UNSIGNED. "The Hirshhorn: Our Newest National Treasure," Today, no. 4 (1974), colorpl. p. 10.
LATTER, RUTH. "Hirshhorn Gathers Modern Treasures," Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Virginia, 5 January 1975), ill.
BERNTON, CAROL. "Museum Ranges from Sublime...," Indianapolis News (25 January 1975), ill.
PACK, PHYLLIS. "Washington's Newest Gallery...," Tribune-Review (Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 10 February 1975).
RUDIKOFF, SONYA. "Visiting the Hirshhorn," Commentary 59/2 (February 1975), p. 64.
UNSIGNED. "Capital's Museums Rival New York's," New York Motorist (March 1975).
UNSIGNED. Key West Citizen (Florida, 9 March 1975).
SUTER, LOLA. "New Hirshhorn Houses Rich Collections," Enterprise-Record (Chico, California, 18 March 1975), ill.
GOLDENTHAL, JOLENE. "Art: Sharing Hirshhorn's Dream," Hartford Courant (Connecticut, 30 March 1975).
KLEIN, JERRY. "The Hirshhorn....," Journal Star (Peoria, Illinois, 27 April 1975), pp. D-10, 11.
UNSIGNED. "Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Pastimes, Eastern Airlines Shuttle edition 3/10 (October 1975).
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Spatial Concept: Nature (59-60 N33)

(1959-1960)/(cast 1965)

Lucio Fontana, Italian, b. Rosario, Argentina, 1899–1968

Bronze, height: 33 3/4 in. (85.7 cm); diameter: 41 1/4 in. (104.7 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.21

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris and Meudon, 1953-1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (via Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, and Gérard Cramer, Geneva), 31 March 1962-17 May 1966*
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
*rev. by VJF, 25 October 1995.

Exhibition History:
PALAIS DE LA MEDITERRANÉE, Nice. "Sculptures de Rodin," December 1961-January 1962, no. 1, ill.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 391, ill. pp. 19-21.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Rodin Rediscovered," 28 June-10 September 1981.

Published References:
****Main List*****
ARNASON, H. H. The History of Modern Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall; 1968), no. 82, ill. p. 63.
BRITSCH, RALPH A., and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, c. 1983), fig. 14-9, p. 335.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
CARPENTER, JAMES M. Visual Art: A Critical Introduction (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984), p. 233-34, ill. 15-14.
COMMUNITY COMMITTEE OF THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Invitation to the "Fifth Annual Beaux Arts Masked Ball" (Vero Beach, Florida, 1984), n. p.
FORGEY, BENJAMIN. "The Hirshhorn: Dawn of a New Decade," Washington Post (7 October 1984), p. L1.
HOROWITZ, FREDERICK A. More Than You See: A Guide to Art (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984), pp. 18, 19-22, 145-46, 226, fig. 3-8.
McCARTER, WILLIAM, and RITA GILBERT. Living with Art (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984), fig. 357, p. 278.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Arts (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), pp. 192-93, fig. 5.14.
UNSIGNED. "Museum Notes," The Washington Gallery (Summer 1984), ill. p. 25.
UNSIGNED. "Art Masterpieces in Washington Museums," Show Case of the Arts (Washington, DC: Georgetown University, Spring 1985), ill. p. 7.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1987), ill. 12.25, p. 387.
UNSIGNED. The Golden Book Encyclopedia (New York: Macmillan, 1988), p. 6, ill.
DOLAINSKI, STEPHEN, ed. Guest Informant (New York: Guest Informant, 1989), p. 109.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. Washington DC: A Traveler's Guide (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1989), ill. p. 71.
UNSIGNED. Distinguished Lecturers on Art and Culture calendar (Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), ill.
WOLF, THOMAS H. "The Object at Hand," Smithsonian 21 (August 1990), pp. 16, 18, ill. p. 18.
UNSIGNED. Reader's Newsletter 2 (October 1990), ill. p. 5.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. Reality through the Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1991), no. 2.3, ill. p. 50.
WHEELER, DANIEL. Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present (New York: Vendome Press, 1991), p. 15, fig. 17.
NEMETT, BARRY. Images Objects and Ideas: Viewing the Visual Arts (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1992), no. 244, ill. p. 187.
SPORRE, DENNIS J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts, third ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1992), no. 13.27, ill. p. 405.
CELANT, GERMANO, DIETER KOEPPLIN, and MARK ROSENTHAL. Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology (New York: Guggenheim Museum; Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1995), ill. p. 259.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, fourth ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995), no. 15-39, colorpl. p. 413.
GILBERT, RITA. Living with Art, fourth ed. (New York: Mcgrow-Hill, 1995), colorpl. 325, p. 279.
REESE, NICHOLAS. Washington (London: Studio Editions, 1995), ill. p. 41.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), ill. p. 12.
MYER, PETER LIVINGSTON. Art: Do it!: A Handbook for Artists (Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt, 1996), ill. p. 150.
TANSEY, RICHARD G. and FRED S . KLEINER. Gardener's Art through the Ages, tenth ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1996), fig. 26-92, p. 1012.
PATERSON, JIM. "Stop and See Sculpture," Washington Post, Weekend (15 August 1997), ill.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C. : Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998), figs. 17 and 18, p. 22, figs. 23-25, p. 27, fig. 34, p. 36, fig. 35, p. 37, no. 2, ill. p. 38-39.
****Secondary List*****
UNSIGNED. The Hammond Times (Indiana, 30 September 1962), ill. p. 25.
UNSIGNED. Newsday (3 October 1962).
UNSIGNED. The Sculpture Gardens of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hirshhorn (Sarah Lawrence College, art tour brochure, 3 October 1967), cover ill.
FOGG, SUSAN. "Hirshhorn Museum Slated to Open Friday," Advance (Staten Island, New York, 2 October 1974) (also as "Controversial Art Museum," News-American, Baltimore, 6 October 1974).
UNSIGNED (U.P.I.). "Washington Museum Opens," Advertiser (Honolulu, 2 October 1974).
UNSIGNED (U.P.I.). "Controversial D. C. Museum Opens," The News (Mexico City, 3 October 1974).
POLAKOFF, JOSEPH. "Honors for Latvian Immigrant," Texas Jewish Post (3 October 1974) (also with other titles in: Jewish Times, Baltimore 4 October; Jewish Advocate, Boston, 10 October; Jewish Herald Voice, Houston, 21 November).
GENAUER, EMILY. "A $100,000,000 Collection with Uneven Value," Newsday (Long Island, New York, 4 October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Smithsonian's New Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Mademoiselle (October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "New Home of the Arts," Times-Picayune (New Orleans, 10 October 1974).
UNSIGNED. "From Joe Hirshhorn's Front Yard Comes a Magnificent New Museum," People Magazine (14 October 1974), ill. pp. 24-25.
DEAR, CYRENE. "D.C. Current Museum a 'Must' in Washington," The Gleaner (Henderson, Kentucky, 20 October 1974) (also in Advace, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 20 October).
UNSIGNED. "... The Hirshhorn," Progress Index (Petersburg, Virginia, 20 October 1974), fig. 1.
WITTENBERG, CLARISSA. "Washington's First Look at the Hirshhorn Museum," D.C. Gazette 5/9 (October 1974), p. 10.
BARKER, WALTER. "Music / Arts: Rich Content Redeems the Hirshhorn's Garden," Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri, 17 November 1974).
GILBERT, PAUL. "Art Talk," The Aegis (Bel Air, Maryland, 28 November 1974).
GRAST, BRADLEY. "Art Topics," Philadelphia College of Art, n.d. (late 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Review," Architecture Plus (December 1974).
UNSIGNED. "Art Transplant," The Guardian (2 December 1974).
UNSIGNED. "The Hirshhorn: Our Newest National Treasure," Today, no. 4 (1974), colorpl. p. 10.
LATTER, RUTH. "Hirshhorn Gathers Modern Treasures," Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Virginia, 5 January 1975), ill.
BERNTON, CAROL. "Museum Ranges from Sublime...," Indianapolis News (25 January 1975), ill.
PACK, PHYLLIS. "Washington's Newest Gallery...," Tribune-Review (Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 10 February 1975).
RUDIKOFF, SONYA. "Visiting the Hirshhorn," Commentary 59/2 (February 1975), p. 64.
UNSIGNED. "Capital's Museums Rival New York's," New York Motorist (March 1975).
UNSIGNED. Key West Citizen (Florida, 9 March 1975).
SUTER, LOLA. "New Hirshhorn Houses Rich Collections," Enterprise-Record (Chico, California, 18 March 1975), ill.
GOLDENTHAL, JOLENE. "Art: Sharing Hirshhorn's Dream," Hartford Courant (Connecticut, 30 March 1975).
KLEIN, JERRY. "The Hirshhorn....," Journal Star (Peoria, Illinois, 27 April 1975), pp. D-10, 11.
UNSIGNED. "Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Pastimes, Eastern Airlines Shuttle edition 3/10 (October 1975).
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Figure for Landscape

1960/(cast 1965)

Barbara Hepworth, British, b. Wakefield, England, 1903–1975

Bronze, 106 1/2 x 53 7/8 x 28 3/8 in. (270.5 x 136.8 x 72.1 cm) artist's base: 3 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. (8.9 x 64.8 x 67.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2450

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Artist, St. Ives, Cornwall, Through Gimpel Fils, London 16 June 1965
Gift of JHH, 1966

Exhibition History:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 630, ill.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Barbara Hepworth from the Museum Collection," 23 April - 19 July 1981 (no catalog).

Published References:
Alley, Ronald. Barbara Hepworth (London: Tate Gallery, 1968), p. 58.
Hammacher, A.M. The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), p. 207.
Jacobs, Jay. "Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Art in America 57 (July - August 1969), ill. p. 9.
Hepworth, Barbara. A Pictorial Autobiography (New York and Washington, DC: Praeger, 1970), ill. 304, p. 110.
Jacobs, Jay. "Quality as Well as Quantity: Joseph H. Hirshhorn." The Collector in America (New York: Viking, 1971), color pl. p. 82.
Bowness, Alan. The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69 (New York and Washington, DC: Praeger, 1971), no. 287/2, p. 30.
Merillat, Herbert. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1974) p. 113, ill. 2.
Lerner, Abram et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 702, ill. p. 435.
Valentien, Imke K. 'The Inspiration of the Studio." Museum International 191 (Vol 48, No. 3, 1996) p. 34, ill.
Fletcher, Valerie J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1998) pp. 60, 68, no. 38, ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Three-Way Piece No. 3: Vertebrae (Working Model)

(1968/cast early 1969)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 40 3/4 x 93 x 48 in. (103.6 x 236.1 x 122 cm) incl. base

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Accession Number: 86.3278

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Artist, St. Ives, Cornwall, Through Gimpel Fils, London 16 June 1965
Gift of JHH, 1966

Exhibition History:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 630, ill.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Barbara Hepworth from the Museum Collection," 23 April - 19 July 1981 (no catalog).

Published References:
Alley, Ronald. Barbara Hepworth (London: Tate Gallery, 1968), p. 58.
Hammacher, A.M. The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), p. 207.
Jacobs, Jay. "Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Art in America 57 (July - August 1969), ill. p. 9.
Hepworth, Barbara. A Pictorial Autobiography (New York and Washington, DC: Praeger, 1970), ill. 304, p. 110.
Jacobs, Jay. "Quality as Well as Quantity: Joseph H. Hirshhorn." The Collector in America (New York: Viking, 1971), color pl. p. 82.
Bowness, Alan. The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69 (New York and Washington, DC: Praeger, 1971), no. 287/2, p. 30.
Merillat, Herbert. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1974) p. 113, ill. 2.
Lerner, Abram et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 702, ill. p. 435.
Valentien, Imke K. 'The Inspiration of the Studio." Museum International 191 (Vol 48, No. 3, 1996) p. 34, ill.
Fletcher, Valerie J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1998) pp. 60, 68, no. 38, ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Two-Piece Reclining Figure: Points

(1969-1970/cast 1973)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 89 3/8 × 147 1/8 × 72 7/8 in. (227 × 373.7 × 185.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1974

Accession Number: 74.1

Jh Purchased From Artist 17 July 1973

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Geometric Mouse: Variation I, Scale A

1971

Claes Oldenburg, American, b. Stockholm, Sweden, 1929

Aluminum, paint, and steel, 106 1/4 x 143 5/8 x 95 3/8 in. (269.8 x 364.7 x 242.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1975

Accession Number: 75.1

Provenance:
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Los Angeles, Sale Number 151, 3 February 1975, Lot 61
Museum Purchase, 1975

Exhibition History:
FOGG ART MUSEUM, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The Discerning Eye," 9 October-24 November 1974, no. 134, ill. (anonymous lender).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Acquisitions: 1974-1977," 25 March-24 July 1977, unnumbered checklist (exhibited on Museum Plaza).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Animal in Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," 17 November 1977-15 January 1978, no. 48, ill. p. 7.

Published References:
FRIEDMAN, MARTIN. Oldenburg: Six Themes (Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1975), p. 98.
GOLD, BARBARA. "Hirshhorn Museum Shows How It's Doing," Baltimore Sun (27 March 1977), n.p.
LAWRENCE, SIDNEY. "Three Hirshhorn Acquisitions Reveal Unusual Histories," Smithsonian Torch (May 1977), n.p., ill.
BATES, SUSAN and ANNE FICKLEN eds. A Picture Tour of the Smithsonian (New York: American Legacy Press, 1987), ill. p. 40.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, in association with Thames & Hudson, 1998), no. 55, ill. p. 86.
RICHARD, PAUL. "From the Collection: Washington's Prized Possessions," Washington Post (13 January 2002), n.p., ill.
HOCHDÖRFER, ACHIM, et al. "Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties," (New York: Prestel Publishing, 2012), color ill. p. 198.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Pop Art (American), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Monument to Balzac

(1891-1898/cast 1965-1966)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 106 x 43 x 50 3/8in., 2100lb. (269.2 x 109.2 x 128cm, 952.6kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4344

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris, to 2 August 1966 (Inventory No. 2.090)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 2 August 1966-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.

Published References:
SPEAR, ATHENA TACHA. Rodin Sculpture in the Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland: Museum of Art, 1967), p. 93.
JIANOU, IONEL, and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1969), p. 104.
GENAUER, EMILY. "Art and the Artist," New York Post (18 May 1974), p. 14.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," New York Times (14 July 1974), section 2.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), pp. 59-60, 741, colorpl. 120.
LYNES RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5 (December 1974), colorpl. p. 37.
MERILLAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974), pp. 7-8, 63, 112, ill. 1.
COURTHION, PIERRE. "Le plus grand musée de sculpture du monde: La Collection Hirshhorn," XXe siècle 45 (December 1975), p. 30.
TANCOCK, JOHN. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia: Museum of Art, 1976), no. 72-76-15, see other casts, p. 459.
HYAMS, BARRY. Hirshhorn: Medici from Brooklyn (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979), p. 16.
MILI, GJON. Photographs and Recollections (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980), ill.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), ill. p. 12.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (New York: Thames and Hudson in association with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1998), fig. 2, p. 9, no. 3, ills. p. 40-41.
UNSIGNED. "August Rodin, Balzac," Washington Post (14 May 1998), p. C8.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Kiepenkerl

1987

Jeff Koons, American, b. York, Pennsylvania, 1955

Stainless steel, 72 3/4 × 31 1/2 × 32 1/4 in., 550 lb. (184.8 × 80 × 81.9 cm, 249.5 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1998

Accession Number: 98.21

Provenance:
The artist, to 1993
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, 1993-1997
Private collection, New York, 1997-1998
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago,to 22 October 1998
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1998

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Spatial Concept: Nature (59-60 N29)

(1959-1960/cast 1965)

Lucio Fontana, Italian, b. Rosario, Argentina, 1899–1968

Bronze, height: 29 in. (73.7 cm); diameter: 35 in. (88.9 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.161

Provenance:
The artist, to 1993
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, 1993-1997
Private collection, New York, 1997-1998
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago,to 22 October 1998
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1998

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

The Drummer

(1989-1990)

Barry Flanagan, British, b. Prestatyn, Wales, 1941–2009

Bronze, 96 × 68 × 36 in. (243.8 × 172.7 × 91.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest and Purchase Funds, 1995

Accession Number: 95.4

Provenance:
The artist, to 1993
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, 1993-1997
Private collection, New York, 1997-1998
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago,to 22 October 1998
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1998

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Your oceanic feeling

2015

Olafur Eliasson, Danish, b. Copenhagen, 1967

Stainless steel, colored glass (light purple, light green, light blue), paint (black), and bulb, diam: 59 in. (149.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Gift of Joleen and Mitchell R. Julis, 2018

Accession Number: 2018.021

Provenance:
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, to 19 Sepember 2018
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund and Gift of Joleen and Mitchell R. Julis, 2018

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, International Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Main Lobby

 

Wish Tree for Washington, DC

2007

Yoko Ono, American, b. Tokyo, Japan, 1933

Live tree and mixed media, dimensions variable

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2007

Accession Number: 07.6

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 15 February 1007
Gift of the artist, 2007

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in sculpture garden, 2 April 2007-present.

Published References:
DAWSON, JESSICA. "Yoko Ono's Peaceful Message Takes Root," Washington Post (3 April 2007), online edition.
KELLY, JOHN. "Every Week is Harvest Season for the Hirshhorn's Wish Tree," Washington Post (25 August 2011), Metro section, p. B2.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Monsoon Drift

(1975)

Anthony Caro, British, b. New Malden, England, 1924–2013

Steel, 123 1/4 x 207 x 41 in. (312.9 x 525.7 x 104.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1976

Accession Number: 76.94

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 15 February 1007
Gift of the artist, 2007

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in sculpture garden, 2 April 2007-present.

Published References:
DAWSON, JESSICA. "Yoko Ono's Peaceful Message Takes Root," Washington Post (3 April 2007), online edition.
KELLY, JOHN. "Every Week is Harvest Season for the Hirshhorn's Wish Tree," Washington Post (25 August 2011), Metro section, p. B2.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Spatial Concept: Nature (59-60 N28)

(1959-1960/cast 1965)

Lucio Fontana, Italian, b. Rosario, Argentina, 1899–1968

Bronze, height: 36 5/8 in. (93 cm); diameter: 37 1/2 in. (95.4 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.162

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 15 February 1007
Gift of the artist, 2007

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in sculpture garden, 2 April 2007-present.

Published References:
DAWSON, JESSICA. "Yoko Ono's Peaceful Message Takes Root," Washington Post (3 April 2007), online edition.
KELLY, JOHN. "Every Week is Harvest Season for the Hirshhorn's Wish Tree," Washington Post (25 August 2011), Metro section, p. B2.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Seated Woman

(1956-1957/cast 1962)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 62 x 56 1/4 x 41 3/8 in. (157.5 x 142.9 x 105.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Accession Number: 86.3277

Joseph Hirshhorn purchased from Mr and Mrs. Samuel J. Holtzman, Baltimore 15 October 1977

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Self-Portrait with Model at Bergamo

(1942/probably cast 1948-1961)

Giacomo Manzu, Italian, b. Bergamo, 1908–1991

Bronze, 52 1/4 x 38 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (132.7 x 98.1 x 25.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3293

Provenance:
The Artist to 1960
World House Galleries, New York, 1960-20 March 1962 (acquired from the Artist)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 20 March 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
WORLD HOUSE GALLERIES, New York. "Giacomo Manzu," 5 April-7 May 1960, cover ill.
WORLD HOUSE GALLERIES, New York. "Sculpture: Daumier to Picasso," 20 February-17 March 1962, no. 40.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection" 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 253, ill. p. 133.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 455.

Published References:
LONGREN, LILLIAN. "Reviews and Previews: Giacomo Manzu," Art News 59 (May 1960), p. 13.
MELLOW, JAMES R. "In the Galleries: Giacomo Manzu," Arts 34 (May 1960), p. 57, ill.
REWALD, JOHN. "Giacomo Manzu" (Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1966), p. 75.
GOODE, JAMES M. "Outdoor Sculpture-Washington's Overlooked Monuments," Historic Preservation 25 (January-March 1973), ill. p. 6.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 717, ill. p. 455.
ELSEN, ALBERT E. Modern European Sculpture: unknown beings and other realities (New York: G. Braziller, 1979), fig. 105, pp. 104-105.
UNSIGNED. "Hommage a Manzu," XXe Siecle, no. 58 (January 1984), pp. 52-53. ill.
BOREL, FRANCE. Le Modele ou l'artiste seduit (Geneve: A. Skira, 1990), ill.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), p. 63, ill.
PATERSON, JIM. "Stop and See the Sculpture," Washington Post Weekend (15 August 1997), p. 7.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998), no. 14, p. 47, ill.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Pittsburgh Landscape

1954

David Smith, American, b. Decatur, Indiana, 1906–1965

Steel and paint, 30 × 116 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (76 × 295.2 × 14 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.266

Jh Purchased From Diamond, Harold, New York 1967

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Angola II

(1967)

Isaac Witkin, American, b. Johannesburg, South Africa, 1936–2006

Steel, 102 1/2 x 100 x 45 3/8 in. (260.4 x 254 x 115.3 cm) WT (approx, includes pallet): 600lb. (272.2kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.51

WILKIN, Karen. "Isaac Witkin." New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1998, ill. p. 32.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Walking Man

(1900/enlarged 1905, cast 1962)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 84 1/4 × 61 5/8 × 28 7/8 in. (214 × 155.8 × 73.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4343

Provenance:
Musee Rodin, Paris, 1962
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, January-4 March 1963*
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 4 March 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
*This cast was probably commissioned by JHH through Galerie Calude Bernard. See VJF memo of 25 October 1995 in file.

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "Auguste Rodin," January 1963, no. 1, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC (organizer). "The America's Smithsonian: 150th Anniversary Exhibition," TOUR: Los Angeles, 9 February-7 March 1996; Kansas City, Missouri, 19 April-19 May; New York City, 11 June-24 July; Providence, 16 August-19 September; St. Paul, 11 October-14 November; Houston, 7 December-12 January 1997; Portland, 3 February-9 March; Birmingham, 1 April-11 May; San Jose, 3 June-11 July.

Published References:
WATT, ALEXANDER. "Rodin Unknown, Homage to Atlan. Paris Commentary," Studio 165/841 (May 1963), 216.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), p. 57, 114, ill. 72.
JACOBS, JAY. "Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Art in America 57 (July-August 1969), p. 69, colorpl.
JIANOU, IONEL, and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1969), p. 86.
JACOBS, JAY. "Quality as Well as Quantity: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Collector in America, ed. by Jean Lipman (New York: Viking, 1971), p. 83, colorpl.
ZANINI, WALTER. Tendencias da escultura moderna (Sao Paolo: Cultrix, 1971), p. 27, no. 5.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 32, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 103, 741, colorpl. 221.
LYNES RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5 (December 1974), p. 41, colorpl. p. 39.
MERILLAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974), p. 2-4, 64, ill. 4.
COURTHION, PIERRE. "Le plus grand musee de sculpture du monde: La Collection Hirshhorn," XXe siècle 45 (December 1975), p. 30.
TANCOCK, JOHN. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia: Museum of Art, 1976), no. 65, no. 65-1, see related works, p. 369.
FENTON, DEBORAH T. Paris and the American Avant-Garde, 1900-1925 (Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1980), fig. 14, p. 19.
SELZ, PETER. Art in our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980 (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich and Harry N. Abrams, 1981), ill. p. 76, no. 167.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, second ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1986), p. 133, ill., no. 6-11.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, fourth ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995), no. 6-17, ill. p. 134.
LEWIS, RICHARD, and SUSAN I. LEWIS. The Power of Art (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995), no. 7-13, ill. p. 115.
UNSIGNED. "Smithsonian Packs Up Its Show to Hit the Road," New York Times National (25 November 1995).
TRESCOTT, JACQUELINE. "Smithsonian Marks 150th With Biggest Exhibit Ever," Washington Post (14 December 1995), pp. A1, A19.
MOESER, VICKI. "Smithsonian packs travel bags," Torch, no. 96-1 (Washington DC: A Monthly Newspaper for Smithsonian Institution, January 1996), ill.
GOLDBERGER, PAUL. "An Attic Of Stuff, All Real," New York Times (14 June 1996), p. C1, C14.
TANSEY, RICHARD G. and FRED S. KLEINER. Gardner's Art Through The Ages, tenth ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996), no. 26.91, p. 1012.
UNSIGNED. "America's Attic," USA Today (July 1996), ill. p. 26.
BAKER, KENNETH. "America Trophies," San Francisco Chronicle (31 July 1997), p. C1, ill. p. C3.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C. : Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and
Hudson, 1998), no. 5, ill. p. 42.
TRESCOTT, JACQUELINE. "History Comes Home," Washington Post (12 February 1998), p. E2.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. "Body Language: The Figure in Sculpture," (Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL, 2009), fig. 1, p. 3. [exhibition brochure]
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Spatial Concept: Nature (59-60 N18)

(1959-1960/cast 1965)

Lucio Fontana, Italian, b. Rosario, Argentina, 1899–1968

Bronze, height: 33 1/4 in. (84.5 cm); diameter: 35 3/8 in. (89.9 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.160

Provenance:
Musee Rodin, Paris, 1962
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, January-4 March 1963*
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 4 March 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
*This cast was probably commissioned by JHH through Galerie Calude Bernard. See VJF memo of 25 October 1995 in file.

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "Auguste Rodin," January 1963, no. 1, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC (organizer). "The America's Smithsonian: 150th Anniversary Exhibition," TOUR: Los Angeles, 9 February-7 March 1996; Kansas City, Missouri, 19 April-19 May; New York City, 11 June-24 July; Providence, 16 August-19 September; St. Paul, 11 October-14 November; Houston, 7 December-12 January 1997; Portland, 3 February-9 March; Birmingham, 1 April-11 May; San Jose, 3 June-11 July.

Published References:
WATT, ALEXANDER. "Rodin Unknown, Homage to Atlan. Paris Commentary," Studio 165/841 (May 1963), 216.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), p. 57, 114, ill. 72.
JACOBS, JAY. "Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Art in America 57 (July-August 1969), p. 69, colorpl.
JIANOU, IONEL, and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1969), p. 86.
JACOBS, JAY. "Quality as Well as Quantity: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Collector in America, ed. by Jean Lipman (New York: Viking, 1971), p. 83, colorpl.
ZANINI, WALTER. Tendencias da escultura moderna (Sao Paolo: Cultrix, 1971), p. 27, no. 5.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 32, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 103, 741, colorpl. 221.
LYNES RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5 (December 1974), p. 41, colorpl. p. 39.
MERILLAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974), p. 2-4, 64, ill. 4.
COURTHION, PIERRE. "Le plus grand musee de sculpture du monde: La Collection Hirshhorn," XXe siècle 45 (December 1975), p. 30.
TANCOCK, JOHN. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia: Museum of Art, 1976), no. 65, no. 65-1, see related works, p. 369.
FENTON, DEBORAH T. Paris and the American Avant-Garde, 1900-1925 (Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1980), fig. 14, p. 19.
SELZ, PETER. Art in our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980 (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich and Harry N. Abrams, 1981), ill. p. 76, no. 167.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, second ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1986), p. 133, ill., no. 6-11.
FICHNER-RATHUS, LOIS. Understanding Art, fourth ed. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995), no. 6-17, ill. p. 134.
LEWIS, RICHARD, and SUSAN I. LEWIS. The Power of Art (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995), no. 7-13, ill. p. 115.
UNSIGNED. "Smithsonian Packs Up Its Show to Hit the Road," New York Times National (25 November 1995).
TRESCOTT, JACQUELINE. "Smithsonian Marks 150th With Biggest Exhibit Ever," Washington Post (14 December 1995), pp. A1, A19.
MOESER, VICKI. "Smithsonian packs travel bags," Torch, no. 96-1 (Washington DC: A Monthly Newspaper for Smithsonian Institution, January 1996), ill.
GOLDBERGER, PAUL. "An Attic Of Stuff, All Real," New York Times (14 June 1996), p. C1, C14.
TANSEY, RICHARD G. and FRED S. KLEINER. Gardner's Art Through The Ages, tenth ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996), no. 26.91, p. 1012.
UNSIGNED. "America's Attic," USA Today (July 1996), ill. p. 26.
BAKER, KENNETH. "America Trophies," San Francisco Chronicle (31 July 1997), p. C1, ill. p. C3.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, D.C. : Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and
Hudson, 1998), no. 5, ill. p. 42.
TRESCOTT, JACQUELINE. "History Comes Home," Washington Post (12 February 1998), p. E2.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. "Body Language: The Figure in Sculpture," (Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL, 2009), fig. 1, p. 3. [exhibition brochure]
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Crouching Woman

(1880-1882/enlarged 1907-1911, cast 1962)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 37 1/2 × 27 5/8 × 24 1/4 in. (95.1 × 70.2 × 61.5 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4342

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris, 1962 (Inventory No. I.489)
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 28 February 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 February 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "August Rodin," January-February 1963, no. 14, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Rodin Rediscovered," 28 June 1981-2 May 1982, no. 281 (as 1908 (?) enlargement from 1880-81 work).

Published References:
JIANOU, IONEL and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1967), p. 89.
UNSIGNED. "Sculpture: Fresh-Air Fun," Time 90 (8 September 1967), colorpl. p. 75, p. 77.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Abrams, 1968), p. 60, ill. 78.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 740, ill. 89.
TANCOCK, JOHN L. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976), no. 6, other casts, p. 140.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, New York, 1998), no. 1. ill. p. 38, fig. 28, p. 30.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

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We Come in Peace

2018

Huma Bhabha, American, b. Karachi, Pakistan, 1962

Bronze and paint, 152 1/2 × 48 × 43 5/8 in. (387.4 × 121.9 × 110.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2020

Accession Number: 2020.020

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris, 1962 (Inventory No. I.489)
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 28 February 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 February 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "August Rodin," January-February 1963, no. 14, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Rodin Rediscovered," 28 June 1981-2 May 1982, no. 281 (as 1908 (?) enlargement from 1880-81 work).

Published References:
JIANOU, IONEL and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1967), p. 89.
UNSIGNED. "Sculpture: Fresh-Air Fun," Time 90 (8 September 1967), colorpl. p. 75, p. 77.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Abrams, 1968), p. 60, ill. 78.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 740, ill. 89.
TANCOCK, JOHN L. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976), no. 6, other casts, p. 140.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, New York, 1998), no. 1. ill. p. 38, fig. 28, p. 30.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

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DOUBLE CANDLE

2018

Sterling Ruby, American, b. Bitburg, Germany, 1972

Bronze, 292 × 72 × 32 in., 3535 lb. (741.7 × 182.9 × 81.3 cm, 1603.5 kg) part (left candle): 292 × 36 × 32 in., 1781 lb. (741.7 × 91.4 × 81.3 cm, 807.9 kg) part (right candle): 279 1/2 × 36 × 30 in., 1754 lb. (709.9 × 91.4 × 76.2 cm, 795.6 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2020

Accession Number: 2020.028

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris, 1962 (Inventory No. I.489)
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 28 February 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 February 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "August Rodin," January-February 1963, no. 14, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Rodin Rediscovered," 28 June 1981-2 May 1982, no. 281 (as 1908 (?) enlargement from 1880-81 work).

Published References:
JIANOU, IONEL and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1967), p. 89.
UNSIGNED. "Sculpture: Fresh-Air Fun," Time 90 (8 September 1967), colorpl. p. 75, p. 77.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (New York: Abrams, 1968), p. 60, ill. 78.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 740, ill. 89.
TANCOCK, JOHN L. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976), no. 6, other casts, p. 140.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Thames and Hudson, New York, 1998), no. 1. ill. p. 38, fig. 28, p. 30.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Ex Cathedra

(1967)

Beverly Pepper, American, b. New York CIty, 1922–2020

Stainless steel and paint, 101 1/2 x 90 x 83 in. (257.8 x 228.6 x 210.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.37

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS & SCULPTURE PARK, Grand Rapids, Michigan. "Beverly Pepper: Palingenesis 1962-2012," 25 May-26 August 2012, color ill. p. 25.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Spatial Concept: Nature (59-60 N30)

(1959-1960/cast 1965)

Lucio Fontana, Italian, b. Rosario, Argentina, 1899–1968

Bronze, height: 36 1/4 in. (92.0 cm); diameter: 43 3/8 in. (110.1 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1980

Accession Number: 80.163

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS & SCULPTURE PARK, Grand Rapids, Michigan. "Beverly Pepper: Palingenesis 1962-2012," 25 May-26 August 2012, color ill. p. 25.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Pumpkin

2016

Yayoi Kusama, Japanese, b. Matsumoto City, 1929

F.R.P. (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic), urethane paint, 96 7/16 × 102 3/8 in. (245 × 260 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2020

Accession Number: 2020.002

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS & SCULPTURE PARK, Grand Rapids, Michigan. "Beverly Pepper: Palingenesis 1962-2012," 25 May-26 August 2012, color ill. p. 25.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Lower Level

 

King and Queen

(1952-1953/cast June 1953)

Henry Moore, British, b. Castleford, England, 1898–1986

Bronze, 64 3/4 × 59 1/8 × 37 3/8 in. (164.5 × 150 × 94.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3635

Jh Purchased From Valentin Gallery, Curt, New York Dec 07, 1954

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Sunset Song

2003

Susan Philipsz, British, b. Glasgow, Scotland, 1965

Sound installation, running time: 00:08:00

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum purchase through the contributions of members of the Contemporary Acquisitions Council and the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2009

Accession Number: 09.12

Provenance:
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, to 9 May 2009
Museum purchase through the contributions of members of the Contemporary Acquisitions Council and the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2009

Exhibition History:
CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, Pittsburgh. "55th Carnegie International," 3 May 2008-11 January 2009.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in the Sculpture Garden, 10 July 2009- .

Published References:
GOPNIK, BLAKE. "Survey Says: Six is the Magic Number," Washington Post (8 June 2008), p. M05.
CHURNER, RACHEL. "55th Carnegie International," Artforum (September 2008), p. 455.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), HMSG, On View, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden