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.

 

Six White Forms and One Gray Make a Constellation on a Blue Ground

1953

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

Wood and paint, 37 5/8 x 31 7/16 x 2 in. (95.6 x 79.9 x 5.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.110

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Diamond, Harold, New York 1962

Exhibition History:
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.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Boccioni's Fist--Lines of Force II

(1916-1917/reconstructed 1956-1958/cast 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Brass and paint, 33 x 31 1/2 x 13 in. (83.8 x 80 x 33 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.19

Provenance:
Estate of the artist, Rome
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 25 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 June 1968-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO, Rome. "Balla sculpture: 1913-15," May-June 1968, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 249.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
[ADVERTISEMENT (Galleria dell'Obelisco). Art International 2/6 (Summer 1968), ill.]
GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO. Balla 1871-1958: tutte le sculture (Rome, 1971), no. 1, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 661, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 38.
HANHISALO, JUDITH EVANS. Enjoying Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1983), no. 95, p. 140.
LE NORMAND-ROMAIN, ANTOINETTE, et al. Sculpture (New York: Skira/ Rizzoli, 1986), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Amelia Boynton

2008

Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry, Bradley McCallum, American, b. Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1966, Jacqueline Tarry, American, b. Buffalo, New York, 1963

Oil on canvas and toner on silk, 47 1/4 x 37 3/4 in. (120 x 95.8 cm) in artist's frame

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: 09.11

Provenance:
Galerie Nordine Zidoun, Paris, 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:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dark Matters," 24 January 2012-6 January 2013, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Sphinx III

(1954)

Francis Bacon, British, b. Dublin, Ireland, 1909–1992

Oil on canvas, 78 1/4 × 54 in. (198.7 × 137.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.182

Provenance:
Hanover Gallery, London, to 25 March 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 March 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HANOVER GALLERY, London. "Francis Bacon," 8 June-16 July 1954, no cat.
GALERIE RIVE DROITE, Paris. "Francis Bacon," 12 February-10 March 1957, no. 7.
HANOVER GALLERY, London. "Francis Bacon," 21 March-26 April 1957 (not in catalogue but included in show--see label on verso).
TATE GALLERY, London. "Francis Bacon Retrospective," 24 May-1 July 1962, no. 37, ill. TOUR: KUNSTHALLE MANNHEIM, Germany, 18 July-26 August, no. 28; MUSEO CIVICO DI TORINO, 11 September-14 October, no. 31, ill.; KUNSTHAUS, Zurich, 27 October-25 November, no. 26, ill; STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam, 11 January-18 February 1963, no. 24.
MUSEO D'ARTE MODERNA, Lugano, Switzerland. "Francis Bacon," 7 March-30 May 1993, no. 20, ill. p. 143, color ill. p. 48.
TRUST FOR MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS, Washington, DC (organizer). "Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition," no. 24, p. 98, ill. p. 99. TOUR: YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART, New Haven, 25 January-21 March 1999; MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 8 April-27 May; FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, 13 June-2 August; MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 20 August-15 October.
SAINSBURY CENTRE FOR VISUAL ARTS, Norwich, England. "Francis Bacon: Paintings from the 1950's," 26 September-10 December 2006. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM, 29 January-15 April 2007; ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, 5 May-30 July 2007.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Tokyo. “Francis Bacon,” 8 March-26 May 2013, no. 14, p. 48, color ill. p. 49; p. 185. TOUR: TOYOTA MUNICIPAL MUSEUM OF ART, 8 June-1 September 2013.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dark Matters," 24 January 2012-6 January 2013, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Apparitions of Evil: Mr. Francis Bacon's New Paintings," The Times, London, (14 June 1954): p. 5.
HARRISON, JANE. "Dissent on Francis Bacon," Arts Magazine 38/3 (December 1963): p. 22.
ALLEY, RONALD. Francis Bacon, Catalogue Raisone (London: Thames & Hudson, 1964): no. 88.
MARLBOROUGH-GERSON GALLERY, INC. Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings (1968): p. 62.
TRUCCHI, LORENZA. Francis Bacon (Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1975): 37-38.
SOLLERS, PHILIPPE. Les Passions de Francis Bacon (Paris: Monographies Gallimard, 1996): pp. 76-77, 177.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, School of London, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

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Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 23 1/8 x 15 x 15 in. (58.6 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.9

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

The Drummer

(1989-1990)

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

Bronze, 96 x 68 x 36 in. (243.8 x 172.7 x 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:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British 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:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

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

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Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 17 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (43.0 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.5

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Untitled (I Do Not Always Feel Colored)

1992

Glenn Ligon, American, b. Bronx, New York, 1960

Etching on paper, 25 1/4 X 17 3/8 IN. (64.0 X 44.1 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1993

Accession Number: 93.4.1

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, African-American Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

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The Cyclist (Le Cycliste)

(c. 1930)

Auguste Herbin, French, b. Quiévy, 1882–1960

Oil on canvas, 51 1/8 X 63 1/2 IN. (129.8 X 161.3 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 86.2528

Provenance:
Galerie l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 20 October 1966, lot 108.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, to 31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest," 7 August-16 November 1986, checklist no. 47.
SIDNEY JANIS GALLERY, New York. "Herbin: Paintings and Gouaches," 5-28 November 1987.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
CLAISSE, GENEVIEVE. Herbin: Catalogue Raisonne de L'Œuvre Peint (Lausanne: Editions du Grand-Pont; Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1993), no. 644, ill. p. 393.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

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

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

 

Beach Life

1958

Karel Appel, Dutch, b. Amsterdam, 1921–2006

Oil on canvas, 63 3/8 x 51 1/8 in. (161.0 x 130.0 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.62

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Gimpel Fils, London 1959

Exhibition History:
SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, California. "Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951-1969," 11 February-6 May 2012.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Postwar European, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Oceanic

1958

Hans Hofmann, American, b. Weissenburg, Germany, 1880–1966

Oil on canvas, 60 1/4 x 48 in. (152.7 x 121.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2480

Provenance:
Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York, to 24 January 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 January 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
KOOTZ GALLERY, New York. "Hans Hofmann: Paintings of 1958," 6-31 January 1959, cat., ill.
CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM, Houston. "The Romantic Agony: From Goya to De Kooning," 23 April-31 May 1959, ill. p. 21.
FRANKISCHE GALERIE AM MARIENTOR, Nuremberg. "Hans Hofmann Retrospective," 8 April-6 May 1962, no. 59. TOUR: KUNSTVEREIN, Cologne, 26 May-July; KONGRESSEHALLE, Berlin, October-November; STADTISCHE GALERIE, Munich, December-January 1963.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, colorpl. 739, p. 501; p. 702.
THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, DC. Extended temporary loan, from 18 May 1981. Returned [date unknown].
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
SAWIN, MARTICA. "In the Galleries: Hans Hofmann," Arts XXXIII/5 (February 1959), p. 56.
HUNTER, SAM. Hans Hoffman (New York: Abrams, 1963), colorpl. 86.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), colorpl. 739, p. 501; p. 702.
HANHISALO, JUDITH EVANS. Enjoying Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture and the Decorative Arts (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983), fig. 120, p. 165.
UNSIGNED. Invitation, Fifth Annual Beaux Arts Masked Ball "Fire and Ice," John's Island Beach Club, Vero Beach (Washington, DC: Center for the Arts, 1984), ill.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. The Sea: The Smithsonian Engagement Calendar for 1985 (New York: Universe, 1984), in "May."
BRITSCH, RALPH A. and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1985), fig. 16-29, p. 419.
GOODMAN, CYNTHIA. Hans Hofmann (New York: Abbeville Press, 1986).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Untitled (Four Hands with Radios)

(c. 1965)

Wallace Berman, American, b. Staten Island, New York, 1926–1976

Verifax collage and synthetic polymer with prestype on paperboard, 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (31.7 x 34.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Charles Cowles, 1988

Accession Number: 88.31

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.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Pop Art (West Coast), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

Painted on 21st Street

(1950-1951)

Helen Frankenthaler, American, b. New York City, 1928–2011

Oil, sand, plaster of paris, and coffee grounds on sized and primed canvas, 69 1/8 x 97 in. (175.6 x 246.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1980

Accession Number: 80.153

Provenance:
The artist, New York, 1951-13 November 1980
Museum Purchase, 1980

Exhibition History:
TIBOR DE NAGY GALLERY, New York. "Helen Frankenthaler," 12 November-3 December 1951.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Fifties: Aspects of Painting in New York," 22 May-21 September 1980.
THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, DC. Extended loan to President and Mrs. Bush for display in the residence, August 2001-December 2008.
GAGOSIAN GALLERY, New York. “Helen Frankenthaler,” March-April 2013 [exact dates TBD].
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
[HOLLIDAY, BETTY]. "Reviews and Previews: Helen Frankenthaler," Art News, vol. 50 (November 1951), p. 48.
[BRACH, PAUL]. "Fifty-Seventh Street in Review: Helen Frankenthaler," Art Digest, vol. 26 (1 December 1951), p. 18.
LANDAU, ELLEN. "Aspects of the Fifties," Art Journal 40 (Fall/Winter 1980), fig. 16, p. 388.
SWEENY, LOUISE. "Light fantastic: Artist pours moods on canvas," Arlington Heights Herald (5 October 1980), n. p.
SMITH, ROBERTA. "Report from Washington: The '50 Revisited, Not Revised," Art in America 68/9 (November 1980), p. 47, colorpl. p. 48.
ELDERFELD, JOHN. Frankenthaler (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989), ill. p. 32.
After "Mountains and Sea": Frankenthaler 1956-1959 (New York: Guggenheim, 1998).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation)/Formalist Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Café

1915

George Grosz, American, b. Berlin, Germany, 1893–1959

Oil and charcoal on canvas, 24 × 15 7/8 in. (61 × 40.3 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2282

Provenance:
Otto Schmalhausen
Galerie van Diemen, Berlin, by 1922
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, to 30 October 1954
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 30 October 1954-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
FORUM GALLERY AND E. V. THAW, New York. "George Grosz 1893-1959," 24 September-12 October 1963, cat. no. 6.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "German Expressionism after the Great War: the Second Generation," 9 October-31 December 1988. TOUR: FORT WORTH ART MUSEUM, Texas, 2 February-9 April 1989; KUNST MUSEUM DUSSELDORF, Germany, May-July; STAATLICHE GALERIE MORITZBURG, Halle, Germany, August- September.
NEUE NATIONALGALERIE, Berlin, Germany. "George Grosz: Berlin-New York," 21 December 1994-17 April 1995, no. IX.4, p. 318, colorpl. p. 319. TOUR: KUNSTSAMMLUNG NORDRHEIN WESTFALEN, Dusseldorf, 6 May-30 July; STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, September-December.
ZEITGEIST-GESELLSCHAFT, Berlin (organizer); MARTIN-GROPIUS-BAU, Berlin (venue). "The Age of Modernism: Art in the 20th Century," 7 May-27 July 1997, no. 221, colorpl., n.p.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Kamakura, Japan. "George Grosz: Berlin-New York," 8 April-21 May 2000, no. I-3, p. 172, colorpl., p. 31. TOUR: ITAMI CITY MUSEUM OF ART, Itami, 10 June-30 July, ill. on leaflet, postcard; TOCHIGI PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Tochigi, 6 August-24 September, ill. on leaflet.
CASTELLO DI RIVOLI MUSEO D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Rivoli, Italy. "Faces in a Crowd: The Modern Figure and Avant-Garde Realism," 4 April - 10 July 2005. TOUR: WHITECHAPEL ART GALLERY, London, 3 December 2004 - 27 February 2005.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
FRIEDLAENDER, SALOMO [Myrona, pseud.]. George Grosz (Dresden: Rudolph Kaemmerer, 1922), ill. p. 88.
SCHISGALL, JANE. "The Arts in Two Societies: Some Implications for Student Education," Social Education (October 1983), ill. p. 411.
UNSIGNED. "Berlin," The Wilson Quarterly (Summer 1988), ill. p. 103.
WOLFF, JANET. Feminine Sentences: Essays on Women and Culture (Oxford: Polity, 1990), no. 4, ill. n.p.
JENTSCH, RALPH. George Grosz: The Berlin Years (Milan: Electra, 1997), no. 159, ill. p. 62.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

1938 White Relief (Large Version)

1938

Ben Nicholson, British, b. Denham, England, 1894–1982

Wood and paint, 44 1/2 x 69 in. (113 x 175.2 cm) weight: 84 lb. (38.1 kg) integral artist's frame: 47 1/2 x 72 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (120.7 x 183.8 x 7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.215

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Diamond, Harold, New York 1969

Exhibition History:
IVAM CENTRE JULIO GONZALEZ, Valencia, Spain. "Ben Nicholson," 25 April-7 July 2002.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, British Postwar Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.5

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, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

no image
 

Homeless Vehicle

1986-1987

Krzysztof Wodiczko, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1943

Graphite on paper, 19 × 24 1/8 in. (48.3 × 61.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2016

Accession Number: 16.24

Provenance:
The artist, to 28 December 2016
Gift of the artist, 2016

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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:
The artist, to 28 December 2016
Gift of the artist, 2016

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

 

Untitled (Armless Figure)

1981

Manuel Neri, American, b. Sanger, California, 1930

Bronze and paint, 58 3/8 x 18 1/4 x 16 3/8 in., 120 lb. (148.3 x 46.4 x 41.6 cm, 54.4 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Marion L. Ring Estate, by Exchange, 1989

Accession Number: 89.13

HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Speculative Forms," 16 June 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.

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

 

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

 

Figure in the Wind

1943

André Masson, French, b. Balagny–sur–Thérain, 1896–1987

Oil on canvas, 39 7/8 X 30 IN. (101.3 X 76.0 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3428

Provenance:
Buchholz Gallery, New York
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York
William Rubin, New York, to 1 July 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1 July 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
[BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, New York. "Andre Masson," February 1947.]
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TRAVELING EXHIBITION SERVICE, Washington, DC (organizer). "Surrealist Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," no. 4, ill. p. 15. Tour: JOSLYN ART MUSEUM, Omaha, 22 March-4 May 1986; FINE ARTS CENTER AT CHEEKWOOD, Nashville, 26 June-7 September; MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ART, Alabama, 27 September-9 November; VASSAR COLLEGE ART GALLERY, Poughkeepsie, New York, 29 November-11 January 1987; SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS, Palm Beach, Florida, 31 January-15 March; IBM GALLERY OF SCIENCE AND ART, New York City, 4 April-17 May.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
[(?)Unsigned. "Reviews and Previews: Andre Masson," Art News, XLV/12 (February 1947) p. 42]
RUBIN, WILLIAM. Andre Masson. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976, p. 168 (not ill.)
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. "Wifredo Lam: Art of Pride and Anger," in Wifredo Lam in North America (Milwaukee: Marquette University, 2007), p. 50, ill. p. 51.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Rock Flower

(1986)

Charles Simonds, American, b. New York City, 1945

Raw clay mixed with nylon thread, and sand in masonite box, 10 1/2 x 24 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. (26.7 x 61.9 x 61.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1999

Accession Number: 99.6

Exhibition History:
INSTITUT VALENCIA D'ART MODERN, Spain. "Charles Simonds," 18 September-30 November 2003, ill. p. 189 (color, with detail p. 188).
DUMBARTON OAKS, Washington DC. "Charles Simonds: Landscape/Body/Dwelling,"
28 Apri-25 October 2009.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Speculative Forms," 16 June 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Eccentrics, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

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

 

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

 

Painting (Circus Horse)

1927

Joan Miró, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1893–1983

Oil and pencil on burlap, 76 3/4 x 110 3/8 in. (195 x 280.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.202

Provenance:
Mr. Decagne, Belgium
[Galerie Europe, Brussels]
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, Switzerland, 1958-August 1960 (acquired through Galerie Europe)*
Philippe Dotremont, Brussels, August 1960-April 1965 (Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, sale 2345, 14 April 1965, no. 18, colorpl.)
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 14 April 1965-10 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 10 June 1968-1972
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972
*Information from Angela Rosengart, telefax to J. Zilczer at HMSG, 27 August 2002

Exhibition History:
KUNSTHALLE DUSSELDORF. "Aktuelle Kunst: Bilder und Plastiken aus der Sammlung Dotremont," 3 March-9 April 1961, no. 51, colorplate (as Le Cirque).
KUNSTHALLE BASEL. "Malerie seit 1945 aus der Sammlung Dotremont," 22 April-28 May 1961, no. 45.
MUSEE NATIONAL D'ART MODERNE, Paris. "Joan Miró," June-November 1962, no. 45.
TATE GALLERY, London. "Joan Miró," 27 August-11 October 1964, no. 67, pl. 14a. TOUR: KUNSTHAUS ZURICH, 31 October-6 December.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage," 27 March-9 June 1968, no. 232. TOUR: LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 16 July-8 September; ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 19 October-8 December.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Joan Miró: Magnetic Fields," 26 October 1972-14 January 1973, no. 34, pp. 37, 124, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 Septetember 1975, no. 399.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Joan Miró: Selected Paintings," 20 March-8 June 1980, no. 17, ill. TOUR: ALBRIGHT-KNOX GALLERY, Buffalo, New York, 27 June-17 August.
KUNSTHAUS ZURICH. "Joan Miró: A Retrospective," 21 November 1986-1 February 1987, no. 54, ill. TOUR: STADTISCHE KUNSTHALLE DUSSELDORF, 14 February-20 April; SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, 15 May-23 August 23.
FONDATION MAEGHT, Saint-Paul, France. "Joan Miró: Rétrospective de l'oeuvre peint," 4 July-7 October 1990, no. 32, pp. 76-77, ill.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York (organizer). "Joan Miró." TOUR: CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid, 19 January-22 March 1993, no. 18, p. 150, ill. p. 75; FUNDACION JOAN MIRO, Barcelona, 20 April-5 September; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York, 13 October-18 January 1994.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "La Révolution surréaliste," 27 February-24 June 2002.
SETAGAWA ART MUSEUM, Tokyo. "Joan Miró 1918-1945," 27 July-23 September 2002. TOUR: AICHI PREFECTURAL MUSEUM, Nagoya, 4 October-1 December.
FONDATION BEYLER, Basel, Switzerland. "Calder/Miró," 2 May-5 September 2004. TOUR: PHILLIPS COLLECTION, Washington, DC, 9 October-23 January 2005.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, fig. 20, color ill. p. 31; p. 186.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
[See Curatorial Remarks by V. Fletcher]
GASCH, SEBASTIA. "Joan Miro," Cahiers de Belgique 2 no. 6 (Brussels, 1929), ill. p. 204 (as "Peinture," 1927, no collection given).
LAWDER, S.D. "Exhibitions in Germany," Pictures on Exhibit 24 (April 1961), p. 64.
NETTER, MARIA. "Ausstellungen: Basel, Moderne Malerie seit 1945, Sammlung Dotremont," Werk 48 (June 1961), p. 135 (as Cirque).
FRIGERIO, SIMONE. "Les expositions a l'etranger: Bale; La Collection Dotremont," Aujourd'hui 6 (July 1961), p. 55 (as Cirque).
DUPIN, JACQUES. Joan Miro: Life and Work (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1962), no. 206, ill. p. 517.
BARO, GENE. "Miro: A Leap in the Air," Arts Magazine 39 (October 1964), p. 41.
PARKE-BERNET GALLERIES, New York. Art News 64 (March 1965), p. 26 (advertisement).
PARKE-BERNET GALLERIES, New York. Art International 9 (March 1965), back cover (advertisement).
PARKE-BERNET GALLERIES, New York. Apollo 81 (March 1965), ill. p. ciii (advertisement).
PARKE-BERNET GALLERIES, New York. Arts Magazine 39 (March 1965), p. 11.
UNSIGNED. "Mercato d'Arte," La Medusa 51 (June 1965), n.p. (back page).
NEUGASS, FRITZ. "Top Quality Brings Record Prices," Art Voices 4 (Summer 1965), p. 20.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 1968 Annual Report," Smithsonian Year 1968 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1969), p. 222.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 723, colorpl. pp. 286-87.
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Washington Letter," Art International 19 (15 June 1975), p. 100.
ROWELL, MARGIT. Joan Miro: Peinture=Poesie (Paris: Editions de la difference, 1976), ill. p. 56.
BURNETT, DAVID. "The Poetics of the Paintings of Miro," Arts Canada 238/239 (December 1980 / January 1981), pp. 10, 11, ill.
WEIL, ERIC. "A Horse at the Hirshhorn," The American Scholar (Phi Beta Kappa publication) (Summer 1981), p. 354.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
ROSENFELD, LUCY DAVIDSON. What's in a Painting (Portland, Maine: J. Weston Walch, 1986), p. 58, pl. 76.
UNSIGNED. "Miro," Bulletin of the Philadelphia Museum of Art 85 (Fall 1987), p. 15.
DOEPEL, R.T. "Miro's Circus Horse (Hirshhorn collection)," South African Journal of Culture and Art History 2 no. 2 (1988), pp. 135-141, ill. p. 136.
GASSNER, HUBERTUS. Joan Miró : der magische Gärtner (Köln: DuMont, 1994), no. 57, ill. p. 220.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), ill.
CHRISTIE'S. Fine and Decorative Arts: The Maurice & Margo Cohen Collection (New York: Sale catalogue, 13 & 14 May 1999), fig. 4, p. 49.
SOTHEBY'S. Impressionist & Modern Art, Part One (New York: sale catalogue, 9 November 2000), fig. 2, p. 150.
SOTHEBY'S. Impressionist & Modern Art, Part One (New York: sale catalogue, 10 May 2001), fig. 2, p. 104.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Composition with Blue and Yellow (Composition Bleu-Jaune)

1935

Piet Mondrian, Dutch, b. Amersfoort, 1872–1944

Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 27 1/4 in. (73 x 69.6 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.205

Provenance:
The Artist, Paris, 1935-c. 1937
Mrs. Nan Roberts, London (Ben Nicholson's sister-in-law), c. 1937-1956 (acquired from the artist for £25)
[V. Fletcher: see catalogue raisonne which lists Winifred Nicholson (wife of Ben) as the original owner.]
Harold Diamond, New York, 1956
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1956-1960
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1960-1961
Harold Diamond, New York, 1961-1962
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman, Los Angeles, 1962-1968
Harold Diamond, New York, to 24 May 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 May 1968-1972
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972

Exhibition History:
KUNSTHAUS, Zurich. "Thompson Pittsburgh: Aus einer Amerikanischen Privatsammlung," 15 October-27 November 1960, no. 149, colorpl. (as Komposition Blau-Gelb). Tour: KUNST MUSEUM, Dusseldorf, "Sammlung G. David Thompson," 14 December 1960-29 January 1961; HAAGS GEMEENTEMUSEUM, The Hague, "Collectie Thomson Uit Pittsburgh," 12 February-9 April, no. 143, colorpl.; SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, "One Hundred Paintings from the G. David Thompson Collection," May-August; GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE MODERNA, Turin, "Collezione G. David Thompson Pittsburgh," October-November.
PASADENA ART MUSEUM. "A View of this Century," 24 November-19 December 1964, no. 44, ill. (as Composition Blue-Yellow, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Weisman).
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Mondrian," December 1964-January 1965 (lent by Private Collection).
SOLOMON R GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Piet Mondrian Centennial Exhibition," 7 October-12 December 1971, no. 116, colorpl. (did not tour).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 503.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Instiution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 58, ill. p. 93 and frontispiece.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Mondrian in Paris," 1 December 2010-21 March 2011.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
SEUPHOR, MICHEL. Piet Mondrian: Life and Work (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1956; Cologne: Du Mont, 1957; Paris, 1970), no. 531, p. 429, cc. 379, ill. p. 390 (as Composition, 1932/36, no. collection or size given).
F.S. "Les expositions a l'etranger: Dusseldorf-Klee et la collection G. David Thompson," Aujourd'hui 5 (February 1961), p. 52.
NORDLAND, GERALD. "Collecting in Los Angeles," Artforum 2 (Summer 1964), p. 18, ill. (in situ in Weisman collection).
SCHMIDT, GEORGE (intro.). Piet Mondrian (Basel: Galerie Beyeler, n.d. [after January 1965]), colorplate 53 (cropped). Listed as Seuphor ill. 381, Private Collection.
MARMER, NANCY. "Los Angeles Letter," Art International 9 (February 1965), p. 32.
IVES-STILLMAN, INC. Announcemnet offering portfolio (New Haven, 1965-66), colorplate.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968 (Washington, DC, 1969), p. 222, ill. p. 223.
ROBERTSON, NAN. "Hirshhorn Gives Museum 326 Works," New York Times (March 10, 1972).
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 724, colorplate 503.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 68.
OTTOLENGHI, MARIA GRAZIA. L'Opera Completa di Mondrian (Milan: Rizzdi, 1974), no. 422, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT. "Piet Mondrian's 'Composition with Blue and Yellow'," Arts Magazine 53 (January 1979), pp. 137-39, color ill. p. 138.
CARMEAN, E.A. Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979), ill. 45, p. 54 (not in exhibition).
UNSIGNED. A Guide to Teaching Art in the Primary Grades K-3 (Fairfax, Virginia: Fairfax County Public Schools, 1983), pp. 278, 279, ill.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
BRITSCH, RALPH A. and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), p. 387, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT SWILER. Mondrian Studies (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1985), pl. 20.
WOLF, ALINE. Mommy, It's a Renoir!: Child-Size Masterpieces (Altoona, Pennsylvania: Parent Child Press, 1986), ill.
BATES, SUSAN, and ANNE FICKLEN, eds. A Picture Tour of the Smithsonian (New York: American Legacy Press, 1987), ill. p. 39.
WHITFORD, FRANK. Understanding Abstract Art (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1987), ill. pp. 13, 118, 129.
BERGER, ARTHUR ASA. Seeing Is Believing (Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing, 1989), ill. p. 5 (fig. 0.6).
VARNEDOE, KIRK. A Fine Disregard (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989), no. 160, p. 158.
INDURKHYA, BIPIN. Studies in Cognitive Systems, vol. 13: Metaphor and Cognition (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), pl. 3, p. 43.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Museum pursues new look," Washington Times (20 December 1992).
APPEL, ALFRED, JR. The Art of Celebration (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993), ill. p. 7.
BLOTKAMP, CAREL. Mondrian: The Art of Destruction (London: Reaktion Book, 1994), colorpl. 163, p. 217.
SAYRE, HENRY M. A World of Art, second edition (New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997), fig. 277, p. 161.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Geometric Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Revolving Doors, 1916-17 (10 Prints)

1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.8

Provenance:
The Artist, Paris, 1935-c. 1937
Mrs. Nan Roberts, London (Ben Nicholson's sister-in-law), c. 1937-1956 (acquired from the artist for £25)
[V. Fletcher: see catalogue raisonne which lists Winifred Nicholson (wife of Ben) as the original owner.]
Harold Diamond, New York, 1956
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1956-1960
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1960-1961
Harold Diamond, New York, 1961-1962
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman, Los Angeles, 1962-1968
Harold Diamond, New York, to 24 May 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 May 1968-1972
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972

Exhibition History:
KUNSTHAUS, Zurich. "Thompson Pittsburgh: Aus einer Amerikanischen Privatsammlung," 15 October-27 November 1960, no. 149, colorpl. (as Komposition Blau-Gelb). Tour: KUNST MUSEUM, Dusseldorf, "Sammlung G. David Thompson," 14 December 1960-29 January 1961; HAAGS GEMEENTEMUSEUM, The Hague, "Collectie Thomson Uit Pittsburgh," 12 February-9 April, no. 143, colorpl.; SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, "One Hundred Paintings from the G. David Thompson Collection," May-August; GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE MODERNA, Turin, "Collezione G. David Thompson Pittsburgh," October-November.
PASADENA ART MUSEUM. "A View of this Century," 24 November-19 December 1964, no. 44, ill. (as Composition Blue-Yellow, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Weisman).
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Mondrian," December 1964-January 1965 (lent by Private Collection).
SOLOMON R GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Piet Mondrian Centennial Exhibition," 7 October-12 December 1971, no. 116, colorpl. (did not tour).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 503.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Instiution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 58, ill. p. 93 and frontispiece.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Mondrian in Paris," 1 December 2010-21 March 2011.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
SEUPHOR, MICHEL. Piet Mondrian: Life and Work (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1956; Cologne: Du Mont, 1957; Paris, 1970), no. 531, p. 429, cc. 379, ill. p. 390 (as Composition, 1932/36, no. collection or size given).
F.S. "Les expositions a l'etranger: Dusseldorf-Klee et la collection G. David Thompson," Aujourd'hui 5 (February 1961), p. 52.
NORDLAND, GERALD. "Collecting in Los Angeles," Artforum 2 (Summer 1964), p. 18, ill. (in situ in Weisman collection).
SCHMIDT, GEORGE (intro.). Piet Mondrian (Basel: Galerie Beyeler, n.d. [after January 1965]), colorplate 53 (cropped). Listed as Seuphor ill. 381, Private Collection.
MARMER, NANCY. "Los Angeles Letter," Art International 9 (February 1965), p. 32.
IVES-STILLMAN, INC. Announcemnet offering portfolio (New Haven, 1965-66), colorplate.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968 (Washington, DC, 1969), p. 222, ill. p. 223.
ROBERTSON, NAN. "Hirshhorn Gives Museum 326 Works," New York Times (March 10, 1972).
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 724, colorplate 503.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 68.
OTTOLENGHI, MARIA GRAZIA. L'Opera Completa di Mondrian (Milan: Rizzdi, 1974), no. 422, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT. "Piet Mondrian's 'Composition with Blue and Yellow'," Arts Magazine 53 (January 1979), pp. 137-39, color ill. p. 138.
CARMEAN, E.A. Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979), ill. 45, p. 54 (not in exhibition).
UNSIGNED. A Guide to Teaching Art in the Primary Grades K-3 (Fairfax, Virginia: Fairfax County Public Schools, 1983), pp. 278, 279, ill.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
BRITSCH, RALPH A. and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), p. 387, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT SWILER. Mondrian Studies (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1985), pl. 20.
WOLF, ALINE. Mommy, It's a Renoir!: Child-Size Masterpieces (Altoona, Pennsylvania: Parent Child Press, 1986), ill.
BATES, SUSAN, and ANNE FICKLEN, eds. A Picture Tour of the Smithsonian (New York: American Legacy Press, 1987), ill. p. 39.
WHITFORD, FRANK. Understanding Abstract Art (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1987), ill. pp. 13, 118, 129.
BERGER, ARTHUR ASA. Seeing Is Believing (Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing, 1989), ill. p. 5 (fig. 0.6).
VARNEDOE, KIRK. A Fine Disregard (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989), no. 160, p. 158.
INDURKHYA, BIPIN. Studies in Cognitive Systems, vol. 13: Metaphor and Cognition (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), pl. 3, p. 43.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Museum pursues new look," Washington Times (20 December 1992).
APPEL, ALFRED, JR. The Art of Celebration (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993), ill. p. 7.
BLOTKAMP, CAREL. Mondrian: The Art of Destruction (London: Reaktion Book, 1994), colorpl. 163, p. 217.
SAYRE, HENRY M. A World of Art, second edition (New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997), fig. 277, p. 161.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

no image
 

Study for Homeless Vehicle

1986-1987

Krzysztof Wodiczko, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1943

Graphite, crayon, ink, and correction fluid on paper, 19 3/4 × 29 3/4 in. (50.2 × 75.6 cm) frame: 22 1/2 × 32 1/2 in. (57.2 × 82.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2017

Accession Number: 2017.011

Provenance:
The Artist, Paris, 1935-c. 1937
Mrs. Nan Roberts, London (Ben Nicholson's sister-in-law), c. 1937-1956 (acquired from the artist for £25)
[V. Fletcher: see catalogue raisonne which lists Winifred Nicholson (wife of Ben) as the original owner.]
Harold Diamond, New York, 1956
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1956-1960
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1960-1961
Harold Diamond, New York, 1961-1962
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman, Los Angeles, 1962-1968
Harold Diamond, New York, to 24 May 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 May 1968-1972
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972

Exhibition History:
KUNSTHAUS, Zurich. "Thompson Pittsburgh: Aus einer Amerikanischen Privatsammlung," 15 October-27 November 1960, no. 149, colorpl. (as Komposition Blau-Gelb). Tour: KUNST MUSEUM, Dusseldorf, "Sammlung G. David Thompson," 14 December 1960-29 January 1961; HAAGS GEMEENTEMUSEUM, The Hague, "Collectie Thomson Uit Pittsburgh," 12 February-9 April, no. 143, colorpl.; SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, "One Hundred Paintings from the G. David Thompson Collection," May-August; GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE MODERNA, Turin, "Collezione G. David Thompson Pittsburgh," October-November.
PASADENA ART MUSEUM. "A View of this Century," 24 November-19 December 1964, no. 44, ill. (as Composition Blue-Yellow, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Weisman).
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Mondrian," December 1964-January 1965 (lent by Private Collection).
SOLOMON R GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Piet Mondrian Centennial Exhibition," 7 October-12 December 1971, no. 116, colorpl. (did not tour).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 503.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Instiution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 58, ill. p. 93 and frontispiece.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Mondrian in Paris," 1 December 2010-21 March 2011.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
SEUPHOR, MICHEL. Piet Mondrian: Life and Work (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1956; Cologne: Du Mont, 1957; Paris, 1970), no. 531, p. 429, cc. 379, ill. p. 390 (as Composition, 1932/36, no. collection or size given).
F.S. "Les expositions a l'etranger: Dusseldorf-Klee et la collection G. David Thompson," Aujourd'hui 5 (February 1961), p. 52.
NORDLAND, GERALD. "Collecting in Los Angeles," Artforum 2 (Summer 1964), p. 18, ill. (in situ in Weisman collection).
SCHMIDT, GEORGE (intro.). Piet Mondrian (Basel: Galerie Beyeler, n.d. [after January 1965]), colorplate 53 (cropped). Listed as Seuphor ill. 381, Private Collection.
MARMER, NANCY. "Los Angeles Letter," Art International 9 (February 1965), p. 32.
IVES-STILLMAN, INC. Announcemnet offering portfolio (New Haven, 1965-66), colorplate.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968 (Washington, DC, 1969), p. 222, ill. p. 223.
ROBERTSON, NAN. "Hirshhorn Gives Museum 326 Works," New York Times (March 10, 1972).
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 724, colorplate 503.
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 68.
OTTOLENGHI, MARIA GRAZIA. L'Opera Completa di Mondrian (Milan: Rizzdi, 1974), no. 422, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT. "Piet Mondrian's 'Composition with Blue and Yellow'," Arts Magazine 53 (January 1979), pp. 137-39, color ill. p. 138.
CARMEAN, E.A. Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979), ill. 45, p. 54 (not in exhibition).
UNSIGNED. A Guide to Teaching Art in the Primary Grades K-3 (Fairfax, Virginia: Fairfax County Public Schools, 1983), pp. 278, 279, ill.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures from the Smithsonian (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1983), ill.
BRITSCH, RALPH A. and TODD A. BRITSCH. The Arts in Western Culture (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), p. 387, ill.
CHAMPA, KERMIT SWILER. Mondrian Studies (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1985), pl. 20.
WOLF, ALINE. Mommy, It's a Renoir!: Child-Size Masterpieces (Altoona, Pennsylvania: Parent Child Press, 1986), ill.
BATES, SUSAN, and ANNE FICKLEN, eds. A Picture Tour of the Smithsonian (New York: American Legacy Press, 1987), ill. p. 39.
WHITFORD, FRANK. Understanding Abstract Art (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1987), ill. pp. 13, 118, 129.
BERGER, ARTHUR ASA. Seeing Is Believing (Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing, 1989), ill. p. 5 (fig. 0.6).
VARNEDOE, KIRK. A Fine Disregard (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989), no. 160, p. 158.
INDURKHYA, BIPIN. Studies in Cognitive Systems, vol. 13: Metaphor and Cognition (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), pl. 3, p. 43.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Museum pursues new look," Washington Times (20 December 1992).
APPEL, ALFRED, JR. The Art of Celebration (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993), ill. p. 7.
BLOTKAMP, CAREL. Mondrian: The Art of Destruction (London: Reaktion Book, 1994), colorpl. 163, p. 217.
SAYRE, HENRY M. A World of Art, second edition (New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997), fig. 277, p. 161.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Moonmad

1944, cast 1956

Max Ernst, French, b. Brühl, Germany, 1891–1976

Bronze, 36 3/4 x 13 x 12 3/8 in. (93.3 x 33 x 31.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1802

Provenance:
Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York (cast edition)
[Constantin Xenakis, Athens]
Harold Diamond, New York, to 26 January 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 26 January 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculptures from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 2 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 150, ill. p. 118.
DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. "Sculpture Twentieth Century," 12 May-13 June 1965, no. 24.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 480.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Exiles and Emigres: 1933-1945," 20 February-11 May 1997. Tour: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 19 June-7 September; STAATLICHE MUSEEN ZU BERLIN, 16 October-4 January 1998.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Max Ernst: Sculptures, Maisons et Paysages," 5 May-27 July 1998. Tour: KUNSTSAMMLUNG NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, Dusseldorf, 5 September-29 November.
NEUE NATIONALGALERIE, Berlin. "Max Ernst: Die Retrospektive," 5 March-30 May 1999, no. 136, p. 194, ill. p. 195. Tour: HAUS DER KUNST, Munich, 11 June-19 September.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. "Max Ernst," 4 April-10 July 2005.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Surrealism and the Object," 30 October 2013-3 March 2014.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, fig. 78, color ill. p. 78; p. 185.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
READ, HERBERT. A Concise History of Modern Sculpture (New York: Praeger, 1964), pp. 162, 292, no. 144, ill. p. 146.
VISUAL PUBLICATIONS. Educational film strip (England, 1970), no. 144, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), pp. 690-691, ill. p. 340.
FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS. A Guide to Teaching Art in the Primary Grades K-3 (Fairfax, VA: Fairfax County Public Schools, Department of Instructional Services, 1983), p. 228, ill.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures of the Smithsonian (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 1983), ill.
OTTINGER, DIDIER, ed. Dictionnaire de l’objet surréaliste (Éditions Gallimard/Centre
Pompidou, Paris, 2013), p. 309.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Evolving Space (Study for "Against You, Dove Assassins")

(1949-1951)

Matta, French, b. Santiago, Chile, 1911–2002

Oil on canvas, 42 1/8 X 43 in. (107.0 X 109.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3471

HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

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

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera, 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

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction, 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

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.6

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, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Post-Balzac

1991

Judith Shea, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1948

Bronze, 98 1/2 × 28 1/2 × 28 1/2 in. (250.3 × 72.9 × 72.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1991

Accession Number: 91.20

Provenance:
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, to 1 October 1991
Museum Purchase, 1991

Exhibition History:
THE WHITE HOUSE (organized by the National Gallery of Art), Washington, DC. Sculpture from Washington Collections, 4 October 1996-30 September 1997, brochure, ill.

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

 

Untitled

(1991)

Didier Vermeiren, Belgian, b. 1951

Plaster and wood, 71 3/4 X 37 1/2 X 40 3/8 IN. (182.1 X 95.0 X 102.4 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and Museum Purchase, 1996

Accession Number: 96.7

Provenance:
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, to 1 October 1991
Museum Purchase, 1991

Exhibition History:
THE WHITE HOUSE (organized by the National Gallery of Art), Washington, DC. Sculpture from Washington Collections, 4 October 1996-30 September 1997, brochure, ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, European Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

no image
 

Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 12 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (32.7 x 19 x 20 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.3

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Untitled

1990

Robert Gober, American, b. Wallingford, Connecticut, 1954

Wax, cotton, wood, leather shoe, and human hair, 10 3/4 x 20 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (27.2 x 52.0 x 14.2 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1990

Accession Number: 90.15

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 22.
WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis. "Robert Gober: Sculpture and Drawing," 14 February-9 May 1999. TOUR: ROOSEUM CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Malmo, Sweden, 18 September-12 January 2000; HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Instution, Washington, DC, 17 February-23 April; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 21 May- 4 September.
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, New York. "Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture," 20 April-7 September 2004.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images," 19 November 2006-4 March 2007.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Illustration in By George, the Newspaper of the George Washington University, 3 February 2000, p. 11.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

Sculptural Construction of Noise and Speed

(1914-1915)/(reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Aluminum and steel on painted wood mount, 40 1/8 x 46 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (101.8 x 118 x 20 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.21

Provenance:
Estate of the artist, Rome
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 25 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 June 1968-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO, Rome. "Balla sculpture: 1913-15," May-June 1968, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 248.
WESTFALISCHES LANDESMUSEUM FUR KUNST UND KULTURGESCHICHTE, Munster, Germany. "Reliefs: Formprobleme zwischen Malerei und Skulptur im 20. Jahrhundert," 1 June-3 August 1980, no. 19, ill. p. 120.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, checklist no. 7, ill. p. 41.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Los Angeles. "Automobile and Culture," 21 July 1984-6 January 1985. TOUR: DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, Michigan, 8 April-23 June 1985.
[SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Abstraction in the Twentieth Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline," 9 February-12 May 1996, no. 49, ill. p. 50.]
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Collection in Context: Metropolis in the Machine Age," 28 February-2 September 2002, no cat.
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Modernism: Designing a New World," 17 March-29 July 2007.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [w/support of the Embassy of Italy, Washington, DC]. "Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence, 1914-1971," 16 September 2015-3 January 2016, color ill. p. 30; p. 80.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
DORAZIO, VIRGINIA DORTCH. Giacomo Balla: An Album of His Life and Work (New York: Wittenborn, 1970), no. 164, ill.
GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO. Balla 1871-1958: tutte le sculture (Rome: 1971), no. 2, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 661, ill. p. 191.
GOLDSTEIN, ERNEST, et al. Understanding and Creating Art (Dallas, Texas: Garrard Pub. Textbook Division, 1986 ; revised, 1992), fig. 172.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Diptych: Study of the Human Body -- From a Drawing by Ingres

1982-1984

Francis Bacon, British, b. Dublin, Ireland, 1909–1992

Oil and transfer type on canvas, left panel: 78 1/8 × 58 1/4 in. (198.2 × 147.9 cm) right panel: 78 1/8 × 58 1/4 in. (198.2 × 147.5 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Marlborough International Fine Art and the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, by exchange, 1989

Accession Number: 89.21

Provenance:
The artist
Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz, Lichtenstein, to 28 June 1989
Gift of Marlborough International Fine Art and gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, by exchange, 1989

Exhibition History:
GALERIE MAEGHT-LELONG, Paris. "Francis Bacon: Peintures Récentes," 18 January-25 February 1984, no. 11, ill.
MARLBOROUGH GALLERY, New York. "Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings," 5 May-5 June 1984, no. 11, ill. pp. 31-32. (combi9ne w/ above//)
TATE GALLERY, London. "Francis Bacon," 22 May-18 August 1985, no. 124, ill. TOUR: STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, 19 October-5 January 1986; NATIONALGALERIE, Berlin, 7 February-31 March.
MARLBOROUGH GALLERIES, London. "Francis Bacon: Paintings of the Eighties," 7 May-31 July 1987, no. 3, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Francis Bacon," 12 October 1989-7 January 1990, no. 53, color ill. pp. 19-20. TOUR: LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 11 February-29 April; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York, 24 May-28 August.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 4.
LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Humlebaek, Denmark. "Francis Bacon," 23 January-26 April 1998, no. 33, color ill. pp. 78-79.
TRUST FOR MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS, Washington, DC (organizer). "Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition," no. 65. TOUR: YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART, New Haven, 25 January-21 March 1999; MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 8 April-27 May; FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, 13 June-2 August; MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 20 August-15 October.
KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM, Vienna. "Francis Bacon and the Tradition of Art," 15 October 2003-18 January 2004, no. 102, color ill. pp. 256-257. TOUR: FONDATION BEYELER, Riehen/Basel, 8 February-20 June.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat. (only on view until 2015 due to Gagosian loan).
GAGOSIAN GALLERY, New York. "Francis Bacon: Late Paintings," 7 November-12 December 2015, color ill. on front and back cover, pp. 82-83, and p. 204; p. 206.

Published References:
DELEUZE, GILLES. "Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation," Flash Art (May 1983): p. 8-21.
SCHMIED, WIELAND. Francis Bacon: Vier Studien zu einem Portrat (Berlin: Frolich & Kaufman, 1985): p. 84.
FULLER, PETER. "London: Francis Bacon," The Burlington Magazine (August 1985): p. 553.
DAVIES, HUGH and SALLY YARD. Francis Bacon (New York: Abbeville Press, 1986): p. 106.
KUSPIT, DONALD. "Hysterical Painting," ArtForum (January 1986): p. 55, 58-60.
LESSOE, ROLF. "Francis Bacon's Crucifixions and Related Themes," Hafnia Copenhagen Papers in the History of Art 11 (1987[printed August 1988]): p. 33, 34.
WELZENBACH, MICHAEL. "Everyman's Scream," Museum & Arts Washington (September-October 1989): p. 66-67.
GOWING, LAWRENCE. "Francis Bacon: The human presence," The Journal of Art 2/3 (December 1989): 7, 8, 10.
UNSIGNED. "La Chronique des Arts: Principles Acquistions des Musees en 1989," Gazette des Beaux Arts 1454 (March 1990): p. 1, 64.
SOLLERS, PHILIPPE. "Francis Bacon dans le vif du sujet," Beaux Arts 80 (June 1990): pp. 94-107.
SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK. Old Master, 19th and 20th Century and Contemporary Prints; Auction 9 May 1991 (1991): lot 476.
WILSON, JANET. "Heavenly Hodgepodge," Washington Post (25 October 1991): p. B1.
SINCLAIR, ANDREW. Francis Bacon: His :Life and Violent Times (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993): p. 279.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU. Francis Bacon (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1996): p. 238, 239, 309.
SOLLERS, PHILIPPE. Les Passions de Francis Bacon (Paris: Monographies: Gallimard, 1996): 168, 169, 177.
DAGEN, PHILIPPE. Bacon (Paris?: Reperes Contemporains, Cercle d'Art, 1996): right panel of dust jacket.
NOWAK, JEAN MCDUFFIE. "Yale's large collection of art earns high marks," Washington Times (7 March 1999): p. 21.
GALE, MATTHEW and CHRIS STEPHENS, eds. Francis Bacon (London: Tate Publishing, 2008), fig. 127, p. 247.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, School of London, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

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

 

Blue Out of White

1958

Sam Francis, American, b. San Mateo, California, 1923–1994

Oil on canvas, 78 1/2 x 90 3/8 in. (199.4 x 229.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1934

Provenance:
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, to 22 November 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 22 November 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
MARTHA JACKSON GALLERY, New York. "Sam Francis," 25 November-20 December 1958.
V BIENNALE DE SAO PAULO, Brazil. "The United States Representation," 21 September-31 December 1959, no. 59, ill.
LAGUNA ART MUSEUM, Laguna Beach, California. "San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism," 26 January-21 April 1996. Tour: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 27 June-8 September.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
STILES, GEORGE. "Gallery Previews in New York," Pictures on Exhibit 4 (January 1959), p. 16.
BROWN, MILTON W. One Hundred Masterpieces of American Painting from Public Collections in Washington, DC (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983), p. 214, ill. p. 215.
ZELLMAN, MICHAEL DAVID. American Art Analog, Volume III, 1874-1930 (New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1986), ill. p. 1024.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Webbed

2002

Mona Hatoum, Palestinian, b. Beirut, Lebanon, 1952

Metal, rubber, wood, and plastic, 50 1/4 x 79 1/8 x 38 7/8 in. (127.7 x 201.1 x 98.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 2007

Accession Number: 07.22

Provenance:
White Cube, London, to 17 May 2007
Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 2007

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

 

'Titled (Art as Idea as Idea) [idea]'

1966

Joseph Kosuth, American, b. Toledo, Ohio, 1945

Ink on paper mounted on cardboard in wood frame, 57 x 57 x 2 3/8 in. (144.8 x 144.8 x 6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2007. The Panza Collection.

Accession Number: 07.63

Provenance:
Dr. Giuseppe Panza, Massagno, Switzerland, to 27 September 2007
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2007. The Panza Collection.

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Panza Collection," 23 October 2008-11 January 2009, cat. by Evelyn C. Hankins and Giuseppe Panza with a forward by Kerry Brougher, p. 22; ill. p. 40.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Conceptual Art, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

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

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.9

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, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

no image
 

Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 23 1/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (58.4 x 21.2 x 21.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.8

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Cercando un Ago

1959

Joan Mitchell, American, b. Chicago, Illinois, 1926–1992

Oil on canvas, 63 × 67 in. (160 × 170.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3577

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Ariete, Milan, to 22 February 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhhorn, New York, 22 February 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DUKE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART, Durham, North Carolina. "Paintings of the 50s: Another Look, a loan of twenty-one paintings from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," 3 October-27 November 1983, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. “Expositions et informations,” Aujourd’hui 6 (December 1961), p. 100.
SANDLER, IRVING, et al. Abstract Art Since 1945 (London: Thames and Hudson, 1971), p. 62; pl. 43, p. 69 (misidentified as a Robert Motherwell in text; see correction on p. 62).
MARTIN, MICHEL, KENNETH BRUMMEL, and YVES MICHAUD. Mitchell / Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2018), fig. 55 (color), p. 164.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

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

 

Agricola I

1951-1952

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

Steel and paint, 73 1/2 x 55 1/4 x 24 5/8 in. (186.5 x 140.3 x 62.5 cm); including base height: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4638

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Park International, New York 1962

Exhibition History:
THE WHITE HOUSE (organized by the National Gallery of Art), Washington, DC. "Sculpture from Washington Collections," 4 October 1996-30 September 1997, brochure, ill.
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.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
GIMENEZ, CARMEN. David Smith: A Centennial (New York: S. R. Guggenheim Museum, 2006), ill. p. 82.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Skull of Zurbarán

1956

Salvador Dalí, Spanish, b. Figueras, 1904–1989

Oil on canvas, 39 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. (100.3 x 100.3 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1027

Provenance:
Carstairs Gallery, New York, to 21 January 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 21 January 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
CARSTAIRS GALLERY, New York. Salvador Dalí, 4 December 1956-5 January 1957, no. 2.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Paintings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection: A View of the Protean Century," no. 18, ill. TOUR: M. KNOEDLER, New York, 31 October-24 November 1962; CURRIER GALLERY OF ART, Manchester, New Hampshire, 16 December-12 January 1963; CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh, 30 January-26 February; EVANSVILLE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, INDIANA, 16 March-12 April; MUNSON-WILLIAMS-PROCTOR INSTITUTE, Utica, New York, 30 April-27 May; J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, Kentucky, 13 June-10 July; THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 30 July-25 August; SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, 11 September-8 October; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 26 October-23 November; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 11 December-7 January, 1964; DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 26 January-23 February; OKLAHOMA ART CENTER, Oklahoma City, 12 March-8 April; BROOKS MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, Memphis, 25 April-23 May; ATLANTA ART ASSOCIATION, Georgia, 10 June-7 July; SAGINAW ART MUSEUM, Michigan, 25 July-22 August; MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 8 September-6 October; ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM, Pennsylvania, 24 October-21 November; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 9 December-10 January 1965; THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM, New York, 8 February-5 April.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART, New York. Salvador Dalí, 17 December 1965-11 September 1966, no. 146, ill. p. 127.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 754, ill. p. 509.
HAMBURGER KUNSTHALLE, West Germany. Luther and the Consequences on the Arts, 10 November 1983-8 January 1984.
STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, Stuttgart, West Germany. Salvador Dalí Retrospective, 12 May-23 July 1989. Tour: KUNSTHAUS ZURICH, Zurich, Switzerland, 18 August-22 November 1989.
MARTIN-GROPIUS-BAU, Berlin. GegenwartEwigkeit, 6 April-24 June 1990, ill. p. 168, p. 320.
TOKYO SHIMBUN and CHUGOKU SHIMBUN, Japan, organizers. "Disguised Vision," 27 October 1994-23 April 1995, no. I-23, p. 49, color ill. Tour: ISETAN MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo, 27 October-5 December 1994; HIROSHIMA MUSEUM OF ART, 20 December-5 February 1995; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Kamakura, 11 February-21 March; KORIYAMA CITY MUSEUM, 25 March-23 April.
WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, Hartford, Connecticut. "Dalí's Optical Illusions," 21 January-26 March 2000, no. 54, pp. 168-69. Tour: HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 19 April-18 June 2000; SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Edinburgh, 23 July-1 October 2000.
PALAZZO GRASSI, Venice. "Salvador Dalí," 12 September 2004-16 January 2005, no. 231, ill. p. 383. TOUR: PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, 16 February-15 May.
MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne, Germany. "Salvador Dalí: La Gare de Perpignan," 18 March-25 June 2006.
NAGOYA CITY ART MUSEUM, Japan. "Visual Deception," 11 April-7 June 2009, p. 141, fig. 108. TOUR: BUNKAMURA MUSEUM OF ART, 13 June-16 August; HYOGO PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF ART, 26 August-3 November.
HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, Atlanta. "Salvador Dali Retrospective," 7 August 2010-2 January 2011.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
OFFIN, CHARLES Z. "Gallery Previews in New York," Pictures on Exhibit 26, no. 2 (November 1962): 12.
UNSIGNED. "Art News," The Philadelphia Inquirer (11 November 1962): ill.
UNSIGNED. Bulletin of the Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, Pennsylvania) 5, no. 8 (November 1964): cover ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974): 676, colorplate p. 509.
SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM. A Guide to Works by Salvador Dalí in Public Museum Collections (Cleveland: Salvador Dalí Museum, 1974): addendum insert, ill.
MUSSEM, PAUL H. and MARK R. ROSENZWEIG. Psychology: An Introduction, 2nd ed. (Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath, 1977): 434-35.
MOORHOUSE, PAUL. Dalí (London: Bison Books, 1990): 104, ill.
UNSIGNED. "Exhibition of Dalí is Serious Business," North County Times (San Diego) (19 April 2000): n.p.
RICHARD, PAUL. "Dalí's Flip Side," The Washington Post (20 April 2000): ill, C1.
UNSIGNED. "Hello, Dalí," Times (Watertown, New York) (21 April 2000): n.p., ill.
SOUZA, PATRICIA. "Las ilusiones de Dalí," El Nuevo Dia (San Juan, Puerto Rico) (23 April 2000): n.p., ill.
UNSIGNED. "Dallying with Dalí," Telegraph (Nashua, New Hampshire) (23 April 2000): n.p., ill.
UNSIGNED. no title Times Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa) (24 April 2000): n.p., ill.
YOUNG, AISHA RUSSELL. "Two Shows, Two Views," Young DC (May 2000): ill. p. 8.
SNOW, MICHAEL. "Salvador Dalí vs. Norman Rockwell," Museums, Washington Post Advertising Supplement (1 May 2000): n.p, ill.
UNSIGNED. "Doors to Close on Dalí," Washington Times (10 June 2000): n.p., ill.
WHITFIELD, SARAH. "Hartford, Washington, and Edinburgh: Dalí's Optical Illusions," Burlington Magazine (August 2000): 518-19, fig. 34.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Clamdigger

(1972)

Willem de Kooning, American, b. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1904–1997

Bronze, 59 1/2 x 29 5/8 x 23 3/4 in. (151.1 x 75.2 x 60.3 cm) on artist's base, height: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.1363

Provenance:
Xavier Fourcade Gallery, New York, to 27 October 1976
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 27 October 1976-31 August 1981
(Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
GREENWICH ARTS COUNCIL, Connecticut. "Sculpture 76," to 29 October 1976.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam. "Willem de Kooning: Sculptures, lithographies, peintures," cat. no. sc 15, ill. p. 5. TOUR: CABINET DES ESTAMPES, MUSEE D'ART ET D'HISTOIRE, Geneva, 17 March-24 April 1977; MUSEE DE PEINTURE ET DE SCULPTURE, Grnoble, 23 June-20 September 1977.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest," 7 August-16 November 1986, no. 32 (unpublished checklist).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," 21 October 1993-9 January 1994, no. 45, p. 141. TOUR: FUNDACIO "LA CAIXA," CENTRE CULTURAL, Barcelona, 17 February -3 April; HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, Atlanta, 13 September-27 November; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 10 December-19 February 1995; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 19 March-28 May.
MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY, New York. "Willem de Kooning: Sculpture," 1996, ill. checklist, no. 17, p. 56.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Willem de Kooning: Hirshhorn Museum," Journal of the Print World (fall 1993).
UNSIGNED. Panorama (November 1993).
CARNEGIE, MD. "Insides Out," Washington City Paper (10 December 1993): p. 52.
ZILCZER, JUDITH. "L'artiste et le mecene: l'origine de la formation de la collection de Kooning du Hirshhorn Museum," El Guia (February 1994).
ZILCZER, JUDITH. "Willem de Kooning, pionero y lider del expresionismo abstracto," Panorama (March 1994): p. 9.
UNSIGNED. Art (April 1994): p. 28.
SPRECHER, MARY. "An abstract look at Kooning," Southern Flair (September 1994).
UNSIGNED. "De Kooning Retrospective honors Artist's Birthday," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (4 November 1994): p. 99.
UNSIGNED. "Willem de Kooning at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," Journal of the Print World (Winter 1995).
CHADWICK, SUSAN. "Willem de Kooning: MFA show not as abstract as artist's vision," The Houston Post (23 March 1995): D1, D8.
KUTNER, JANET. "Canvassing de Kooning's lifetime of art," The Dallas Morning News (9 April 1995): 1C, 8C.
ZILCZER, JUDTIH. "Artist and patron: the formation of the Hirshhorn Museum's Willem de Kooning collection," Journal of the History of Collections 8/1 (1996): p. 117-125.
RICHARD, PAUL. "A Life's Strong Currents," Washington Post (20 March 1997): p. B1, B4.
BARNES, BART. "Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning Dies," Washington Post (20 March 1997): A1.
PATERSON, JIM. "Stop and See the Sculpture," The Washington Post Weekend (15 August 1997): p. 6.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J.. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute, 1998): p. 58.
MORRIS, CATHERINE. The Essential Willem de Kooning (Wonderland Press, 1999): p. 96.

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

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.3

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, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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:
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 Modernist Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden

 

Untitled (I Am An Invisible Man...)

1992

Glenn Ligon, American, b. Bronx, New York, 1960

Etching on paper, 25 1/4 X 17 3/8 IN. (64.0 X 44.1 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1993

Accession Number: 93.4.3

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, African-American Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Mr. Zivic

1986

Garnett Puett, American, b. Hahira, Georgia, 1959

Beeswax, glass, wood and metal stand, 78 x 36 x 18 5/8 in. (198.1 x 91.4 x 47.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Lannan Foundation, 1989

Accession Number: 89.5

HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 52.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Post-Minimal Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

Number 3, 1949: Tiger

1949

Jackson Pollock, American, b. Cody, Wyoming, 1912–1956

Oil, enamel, metallic enamel, and cigarette fragment on canvas mounted on fiberboard, 62 x 37 1/4 in. (157.5 x 94.6 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.235

Provenance:
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, to 12 June 1951
Richard Romney, New York, acquired June 12, 1951
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1961
Sotheby & Co., London, Sale, 6 December 1961, no. 42, ill. facing p. 27
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, 1961
Mr. and Mrs. David E. Bright, Beverly Hills, CA, 1964
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, to 28 October 1967
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 October 1967-1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
BETTY PARSONS GALLERY, New York. "Jackson Pollock," 21 November-10 December 1949.
YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, New Haven, Connecticut. "Seventeen Modern American Painters: The School of New York," 22 February-19 March 1950, no. 22.
FRANK PERLS GALLERY, Beverly Hills, California. "Seventeen Modern American Painters: The School of New York," 11 January-7 February 1951.
CALIFORNIA PALACE OF THE LEGION OF HONOR, San Francisco. "Sixth Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting," 25 November 1950-1 January 1951.
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO. "60th Annual American Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture," 25 October-16 December 1951, no. 133.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Contemporary American Art," 24 April-19 May 1963.
MARLBOROUGH-GERSON GALLERY, New York. "Jackson Pollock," January-February 1964, no. 92 (lent by Mr. and Mrs. David E. Bright).
M. KNOEDLER & CO., Paris. "Six Peintres Americains," 18 October-25 November 1967.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 698.
MUSEO DEL PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES, Mexico City. "Painting in the United States from Public Collections in Washington, DC," 18 November 1980-4 January 1981, no. 69, p. 178.
NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Roslyn, New York. "The Abstract Expressionists and Their Precursors," 12 January-22 March 1981, no. 66.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Jackson Pollock," 19 January-19 April 1982, p. 169. Tour: STADELESCHES KUNSTINSTITUT and STADTISCHE GALERIE, Frankfurt am Main, late May-31 July 1982.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam. "La Grande Parade: Painting After 1945," December 1984-15 April 1985.
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, New York. "Abstract Expressionism: The Critical Developments," 19 September-29 November 1987.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. "Comparisons: An Exercise in Looking," 11 December 1990-21 April 1991.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Jackson Pollock: A Retrospective," 1 November 1998-2 February 1999. Tour: TATE GALLERY, London, 11 March-6 June 1999.
MUSEE D'ART AMERICAIN GIVERNY, France. "American Moderns 1900-1950," 25 July-31 October 2000, no. 21.
SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Grand re-opening exhibition, 1 July 2006-4 July 2007.
TATE LIVERPOOL. "Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots," 30 June-18 October 2015, no. 250, color ill. p. 138. Tour: DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART, 20 November 2015-20 March 2016.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
ROBINSON, AMY. "Reviews and Previews: Jackson Pollock," Art News XLVIII/8 (December 1949) p. 43.
SORZANO, MARGO. "Seventeen American Painters," Arts and Architecture 68/1 (January 1951) p. 28.
UNSIGNED. Sotheby & Co., London, advertisement, Art International V/9 (20 November 1961) p. 73 (inside back cover).
O'CONNOR, FRANCIS V. Jackson Pollock (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1967) p. 48.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968, 1969, p.222.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," New York Times (14 July 1974) Sec. 2.
LERNER, ABRAM, ed. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974) p. 734, pl. p. 482.
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Inspired Greed of Joe Hirshhorn," Potomac, The Washington Post Sunday Magazine (29 September 1974) p. 18.
CARMEAN, E.A. Jr. "Morris Louis and the Modern Tradition: I: Abstract Expressionism," Arts Magazine LI 1 (September 1976) p. 71.
UNSIGNED. "The Artist at Work in America," (Washington D.C.: International Communication Agency, 1979).
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Jackson Pollock and Lavender Mist," Galleries, Washington, DC, September 1978, p. 12.
O'CONNOR, FRANCIS VALENTINE and EUGENE VICTOR THAW. Jackson
Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Drawings and Other Works Vol. 2 (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1978) no. 250.
UNSIGNED. "Piezas Admirables del Museo Hirshhorn se Expundran Aqui," Excelsior (20 October 1980) p. 4B.
BLESSING, MIRTA. "Cultiz Casas," El Universal (November 1980) p. 2.
UNSIGNED. "Exposicion: Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos," El Sol de Mexico (4
November 1980) p. 6D.
RIDING, ALAN. "Major Show of U.S. Art Opens in Mexico," The New York Times
(20 November 1980).
UNSIGNED. "La Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos," Novedas (23 November 1980), p. 26.
LAGE, MARIO. "Plastica Actual," El Universal (24 November 1980) p. 3.
DAVAL, JEAN-LUC. Oil Painting: From Van Eyck to Rothko (Geneva, Switzerland: Skira, 1985) p. 95, 98.
LUCIE-SMITH, EDWARD. "Isms," Connoisseur Magazine (April 1985).
MURAKAMI, RYU. Art Gallery 21: Pollock (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1985) fig. 157.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM. Joel Shapiro (Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1985) p. 10.
UNSIGNED. "Ausstellung: Ein unheimlich Starker Abgang," Stern (1985) p. 187.
UNSIGNED. "Genius or Fraud?" The Wilson Quarterly 1x. no. 2 (Spring 1985).
ROSENFELD, LUCY DAVIDSON. What's in a Painting? (Portland, ME: J. Weston Walch, 1986) pl. 41, p. 32.
STELLA, FRANK. Working Space (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986) fig. 18, p. 62.
ALLEN, JANE ADDAMS. "An Eclipsed Art Critic Shines Anew," Insight (13 April 1987) ill. P. 63.
TURNBULL, BETTY. "Karen Carson," Perpetual Motion: Karen Carson, Margaret
Nielsen, John Rogers, Tom Wudl (Los Angeles, CA: Fellows of Contemporary Art, 1987) p. 14.
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Disappearing Masterpieces," Museum & Arts Washington IV/3 (May/June 1988) p.63, 78.
BARTON, BRUCE and JAMES CRAIG. Thirty Centuries of Graphic Design (New York: Watson-Guptill, 1989) fig. 2, p. 171.
BOODRO, MICHAEL. "Art & Fashion: A Fine Romance," ArtNews 89/7 (September 1990) p.22 (reproduced sideways with no credit).
BURCHARD, HANK. "Now Everyone's a Critic," Washington Post Weekend (14 December 1990) p.55.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Hirshhorn Asks Right Questions," Washington Times (13 December 1990) p. E3.
PARK, EDWARDS. "Around the Mall and Beyond," Smithsonian 21/9 (December 1990) p. 18.
UNSIGNED. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Winter/Spring 1991 Calendar (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian, 1991) ill. under "documentaries" heading.
HALL, LEE. Betty Parsons: Artist, Dealer, Collector (New York: Harry N. Abrams,1991) p. 78.
WELZENBACH, MICHAEL. "How to be an Art Critic," Washington Post (13 January 1991).
CROWTHER, PAUL. Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993) p. 98-99.
UNSIGNED. Contemporary Great Masters: Jackson Pollock (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1994) fig. 41.
MARTINEZ, BENJAMIN and JACQUELINE BLOCK. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design 2nd ed. (New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs/Prentice Hall, 1995), fig. C, p. 223.
ROSENZWEIG, PHYLLIS. "Number 3, 1949: Tiger, 1949," in Hirshhorn Museum and
Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1996) p. 80-81.
UNSIGNED. Family Guide Card (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian, 1996) ill.
HENNESSEY, MAUREEN HART and ANNE KNUTSON. Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999) p. 84.
UNSIGNED. Poster and magazine advertisement for Jackson Pollock exhibition. (London: Tate Gallery, 1999).
HERSKOVIC, MARIKA. New York School abstract expressionists : artists choice by
artists : a complete documentation of the New York painting and sculpture annuals, 1951-1957 (Franklin Lakes, NJ: New York School Press, 2000).
MUSEE D'ART AMERICAIN. American Moderns 1900-1950 (Giverny, France: Musee d'Art Americain, 2000) fig. 21, p. 73.
HELLER, NANCY. Why a Painting is Like a Pizza? (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Revolving Doors, 1916-17 (10 Prints)

1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.4

Provenance:
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, to 12 June 1951
Richard Romney, New York, acquired June 12, 1951
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1961
Sotheby & Co., London, Sale, 6 December 1961, no. 42, ill. facing p. 27
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, 1961
Mr. and Mrs. David E. Bright, Beverly Hills, CA, 1964
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, to 28 October 1967
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 28 October 1967-1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
BETTY PARSONS GALLERY, New York. "Jackson Pollock," 21 November-10 December 1949.
YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, New Haven, Connecticut. "Seventeen Modern American Painters: The School of New York," 22 February-19 March 1950, no. 22.
FRANK PERLS GALLERY, Beverly Hills, California. "Seventeen Modern American Painters: The School of New York," 11 January-7 February 1951.
CALIFORNIA PALACE OF THE LEGION OF HONOR, San Francisco. "Sixth Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting," 25 November 1950-1 January 1951.
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO. "60th Annual American Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture," 25 October-16 December 1951, no. 133.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Contemporary American Art," 24 April-19 May 1963.
MARLBOROUGH-GERSON GALLERY, New York. "Jackson Pollock," January-February 1964, no. 92 (lent by Mr. and Mrs. David E. Bright).
M. KNOEDLER & CO., Paris. "Six Peintres Americains," 18 October-25 November 1967.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 698.
MUSEO DEL PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES, Mexico City. "Painting in the United States from Public Collections in Washington, DC," 18 November 1980-4 January 1981, no. 69, p. 178.
NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Roslyn, New York. "The Abstract Expressionists and Their Precursors," 12 January-22 March 1981, no. 66.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Jackson Pollock," 19 January-19 April 1982, p. 169. Tour: STADELESCHES KUNSTINSTITUT and STADTISCHE GALERIE, Frankfurt am Main, late May-31 July 1982.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam. "La Grande Parade: Painting After 1945," December 1984-15 April 1985.
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, New York. "Abstract Expressionism: The Critical Developments," 19 September-29 November 1987.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. "Comparisons: An Exercise in Looking," 11 December 1990-21 April 1991.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Jackson Pollock: A Retrospective," 1 November 1998-2 February 1999. Tour: TATE GALLERY, London, 11 March-6 June 1999.
MUSEE D'ART AMERICAIN GIVERNY, France. "American Moderns 1900-1950," 25 July-31 October 2000, no. 21.
SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Grand re-opening exhibition, 1 July 2006-4 July 2007.
TATE LIVERPOOL. "Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots," 30 June-18 October 2015, no. 250, color ill. p. 138. Tour: DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART, 20 November 2015-20 March 2016.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
ROBINSON, AMY. "Reviews and Previews: Jackson Pollock," Art News XLVIII/8 (December 1949) p. 43.
SORZANO, MARGO. "Seventeen American Painters," Arts and Architecture 68/1 (January 1951) p. 28.
UNSIGNED. Sotheby & Co., London, advertisement, Art International V/9 (20 November 1961) p. 73 (inside back cover).
O'CONNOR, FRANCIS V. Jackson Pollock (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1967) p. 48.
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968, 1969, p.222.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," New York Times (14 July 1974) Sec. 2.
LERNER, ABRAM, ed. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974) p. 734, pl. p. 482.
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Inspired Greed of Joe Hirshhorn," Potomac, The Washington Post Sunday Magazine (29 September 1974) p. 18.
CARMEAN, E.A. Jr. "Morris Louis and the Modern Tradition: I: Abstract Expressionism," Arts Magazine LI 1 (September 1976) p. 71.
UNSIGNED. "The Artist at Work in America," (Washington D.C.: International Communication Agency, 1979).
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Jackson Pollock and Lavender Mist," Galleries, Washington, DC, September 1978, p. 12.
O'CONNOR, FRANCIS VALENTINE and EUGENE VICTOR THAW. Jackson
Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Drawings and Other Works Vol. 2 (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1978) no. 250.
UNSIGNED. "Piezas Admirables del Museo Hirshhorn se Expundran Aqui," Excelsior (20 October 1980) p. 4B.
BLESSING, MIRTA. "Cultiz Casas," El Universal (November 1980) p. 2.
UNSIGNED. "Exposicion: Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos," El Sol de Mexico (4
November 1980) p. 6D.
RIDING, ALAN. "Major Show of U.S. Art Opens in Mexico," The New York Times
(20 November 1980).
UNSIGNED. "La Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos," Novedas (23 November 1980), p. 26.
LAGE, MARIO. "Plastica Actual," El Universal (24 November 1980) p. 3.
DAVAL, JEAN-LUC. Oil Painting: From Van Eyck to Rothko (Geneva, Switzerland: Skira, 1985) p. 95, 98.
LUCIE-SMITH, EDWARD. "Isms," Connoisseur Magazine (April 1985).
MURAKAMI, RYU. Art Gallery 21: Pollock (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1985) fig. 157.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM. Joel Shapiro (Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1985) p. 10.
UNSIGNED. "Ausstellung: Ein unheimlich Starker Abgang," Stern (1985) p. 187.
UNSIGNED. "Genius or Fraud?" The Wilson Quarterly 1x. no. 2 (Spring 1985).
ROSENFELD, LUCY DAVIDSON. What's in a Painting? (Portland, ME: J. Weston Walch, 1986) pl. 41, p. 32.
STELLA, FRANK. Working Space (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986) fig. 18, p. 62.
ALLEN, JANE ADDAMS. "An Eclipsed Art Critic Shines Anew," Insight (13 April 1987) ill. P. 63.
TURNBULL, BETTY. "Karen Carson," Perpetual Motion: Karen Carson, Margaret
Nielsen, John Rogers, Tom Wudl (Los Angeles, CA: Fellows of Contemporary Art, 1987) p. 14.
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Disappearing Masterpieces," Museum & Arts Washington IV/3 (May/June 1988) p.63, 78.
BARTON, BRUCE and JAMES CRAIG. Thirty Centuries of Graphic Design (New York: Watson-Guptill, 1989) fig. 2, p. 171.
BOODRO, MICHAEL. "Art & Fashion: A Fine Romance," ArtNews 89/7 (September 1990) p.22 (reproduced sideways with no credit).
BURCHARD, HANK. "Now Everyone's a Critic," Washington Post Weekend (14 December 1990) p.55.
GIBSON, ERIC. "Hirshhorn Asks Right Questions," Washington Times (13 December 1990) p. E3.
PARK, EDWARDS. "Around the Mall and Beyond," Smithsonian 21/9 (December 1990) p. 18.
UNSIGNED. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Winter/Spring 1991 Calendar (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian, 1991) ill. under "documentaries" heading.
HALL, LEE. Betty Parsons: Artist, Dealer, Collector (New York: Harry N. Abrams,1991) p. 78.
WELZENBACH, MICHAEL. "How to be an Art Critic," Washington Post (13 January 1991).
CROWTHER, PAUL. Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993) p. 98-99.
UNSIGNED. Contemporary Great Masters: Jackson Pollock (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1994) fig. 41.
MARTINEZ, BENJAMIN and JACQUELINE BLOCK. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design 2nd ed. (New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs/Prentice Hall, 1995), fig. C, p. 223.
ROSENZWEIG, PHYLLIS. "Number 3, 1949: Tiger, 1949," in Hirshhorn Museum and
Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1996) p. 80-81.
UNSIGNED. Family Guide Card (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian, 1996) ill.
HENNESSEY, MAUREEN HART and ANNE KNUTSON. Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999) p. 84.
UNSIGNED. Poster and magazine advertisement for Jackson Pollock exhibition. (London: Tate Gallery, 1999).
HERSKOVIC, MARIKA. New York School abstract expressionists : artists choice by
artists : a complete documentation of the New York painting and sculpture annuals, 1951-1957 (Franklin Lakes, NJ: New York School Press, 2000).
MUSEE D'ART AMERICAIN. American Moderns 1900-1950 (Giverny, France: Musee d'Art Americain, 2000) fig. 21, p. 73.
HELLER, NANCY. Why a Painting is Like a Pizza? (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Study for Portrait V

(1953)

Francis Bacon, British, b. Dublin, Ireland, 1909–1992

Oil on canvas, 60 1/8 × 46 1/8 in. (152.7 × 117.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.183

Provenance:
Hanover Gallery, London
Durlacher Brothers, New York, from 31 March 1953
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wolf, Great Neck, New York
Alan Gallery, New York, 9 March 1955
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 9 March 1955-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
DURLACHER BROTHERS, New York."Francis Bacon," 20 October-14 November 1953, no. 3.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Waltham, Massachusetts. "Three Collections," 1-17 June 1955, no. 2.
TATE GALLERY, London. "Francis Bacon Retrospective," 24 May-1 July 1962, no. 28, ill. TOUR: KUNSTHALLE MANNHEIM, Germany, 18 July-26 August, no. 22; MUSEO CIVICO DI TORINO, 11 September-14 October, no. 29, ill.; KUNSTHAUS, Zurich, 27 October-25 November; STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam, 11 January-18 February 1963, no. 19, ill.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Paintings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation Collection: A View of the Protean Century," no. 76. TOUR: M. KNOEDLER, New York, 31 October-24 November 1962; CURRIER GALLERY OF ART, Manchester, New Hampshire, 16 December-12 January 1963; CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh, 30 January-26 February; EVANSVILLE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, Indiana, 16 March-12 April; MUNSON-WILLIAMS-PROCTOR INSTITUTE, Utica, New York, 30 April-27 May; J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville,13 June-10 July; MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, 30 July-25 August; SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, 11 September-8 October; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 26 October-23 November; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, 11 December-7 January 1964; DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 26 January-23 February; ATLANTA ART ASSOCIATION, 10 June-7 July; SAGINAW ART MUSEUM, Michigan, 25 July-22 August; MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 8 September-6 October; ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM, Pennsylvania, 24 October-21 November; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 9 December-10 January 1965; BROOKLYN MUSEUM, 8 February-5 April.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 632, p. 437; p. 660.
ALDRICH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Ridgefield, Connecticut. "Homo Sapiens: The Many Images," 9 May-16 September 1982, ill. p. 9.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO. "Francis Bacon: The Papal Portraits of 1953," 17 January-28 March 1999, ill. p. 49; p. 71.
KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM, Vienna. "Francis Bacon and the Tradition of Art," 15 October 2003-18 January 2004, no. 6, ill. p. 126. TOUR: FONDATION BEYELER, Riehen/Basel, 8 February-20 June.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.

Published References:
HUNTER, SAM. "Francis Bacon: An Acute Sense of Impasse," Art Digest 28 (15 October 1953): p. 16, ill.
UNSIGNED. "Snapshots from Hell," Time 62 (19 October 1953) ill., p. 63.
SECKLER, DOROTHY GEES. "Reviews and Previews: Francis Bacon," Art News 52, part 1 (November 1953): p. 43.
SPENDER, STEPHEN. "English Artists vs. English Painting," Art News 52 (November 1953) p. 48, ill. p. 14.
FITZSIMMONS, JAMES. "Art Paintings of Apes and Madmen," Arts and Architecture 71 (January 1954) p. 30, ill.
ROTHENSTEIN, JOHN and RONALD ALLEY. Francis Bacon (London: Thames and Hudson, 1964): no. 63.
BROOKLYN MUSEUM. "Exhibitions: Paintings from the Hirshhorn Foundation," Museum News (February 1965).
PRESTON, STUART. "A Collectors Eye-View," The New York Times (28 February 1965) sec. 2, p. 19.
MENNA, F. "Modern European Art," New Catholic Encuclopedia I (New York: McGraw Hill, 1967): p. 911, ill. p. 907.
MARLBOROUGH-GERSON GALLERY, INC. Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings (1968): cat., ill. p. 62.
LERNER, ABRAM. Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1974): no. 632, p. 660.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," The New York Times (14 July 1974) section 2.
TRUCCHI, LORENZA. Francis Bacon (Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1975): no. 29, ill.
DAVIES, HUGH M.. Francis Bacon: The Early and Middle Years, 1928-1958 (New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1978) no. 73, ill.
SCHMIED, WIELAND. Francis Bacon: Vier Studien zu einem Portrat (Berlin: Frolich & Kaufmann, 1985): p. 13.
DAVIES, HUGH and SALLY YARD. Francis Bacon (New York: Abbeville Press, 1986): p. 27.
KULTERMANN, VON UDO. "Inkunabeln kunstlerischer Appropriation: Zur Interpretation von Bacons Velazquez-Variationen," Neue Burcher Beitung no. 241 (17-18 October 1987): p. 69.
SINCLAIR, ANDREW. Francis Bacon: His Life and Violent Times (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993): p. 122.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU. Francis Bacon (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1996): p. 258.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO. "Exhibitions: Francis Bacon," Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Newsletter (1999).
DAVIES, HUGH. Francis Bacon: The Papal Portraits of 1953 (Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 1999).
UNSIGNED. "Gyroscope: Fall 2005," (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2005), fig. 4. [exhibition brochure]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, School of London, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

Linear Construction No. 1 (Small Version)

(1942-1943)

Naum Gabo, American, b. Briansk, Russia, 1890–1977

Plastic with nylon thread on plastic base, 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (30.9 x 30.8 x 6.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1976

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Diamond, Harold, New York 1958

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Geometric Abstraction, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

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

 

Sphere No. 6 (Sphere within a Sphere)

(1963-1965)

Arnaldo Pomodoro, Italian, b. Morciano, 1926

Bronze, 45 × 46 1/2 × 47 5/8 in. (114.2 × 118.1 × 121 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4094

Jh Purchased From Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York 1965

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

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.2

Jh Purchased From Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York 1965

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Revolving Doors

1916-1917, printed 1926

Man Ray, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890–1976

Pochoir print on paper, Overall: 22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7cm) (See Individual Records)

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

Accession Number: 86.3122.7

Jh Purchased From Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York 1965

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

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Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 11 3/4 x 10 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (29.6 x 27.5 x 27.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.1

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Vertical Constellation with Yellow Bone

1943

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

Wood, paint, and wire, 22 5/8 x 28 5/8 x 25 5/8 in. (57.4 x 72.5 x 65 cm.)

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

Accession Number: 72.55

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Diamond, Harold, New York 1968

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Abstraction (Mid-Century), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

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Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 17 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (45.1 x 21.2 x 21.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.7

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Daydreams

1970

Philip Guston, American, b. Montreal, Canada, 1913–1980

Oil on linen, 72 1/8 x 80 1/8 in. (183 x 203.5 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Bequest of Musa Guston, 1992

Accession Number: 92.18

Provenance:
Musa Guston, New York, to 29 October 1992
Bequest of Musa Guston, 1992

Exhibition History:
MARLBOROUGH GALLERY, New York. "Philip Guston," October 1970, no. 30, ill. p. 35.
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Richmond. "Philip Guston," 8 October 1994-5 February 1995.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection," 26 July 2006-23 September 2007, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.

Published References:
None recorded

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)/American Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor

 

Video Flag

(1985-1996)

Nam June Paik, American, b. Seoul, Korea, 1932–2006

70 video monitors, 4 laser disc players, computer, timers, electrical devices, wood and metal housing on rubber wheels, 94 3/8 x 139 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (239.6 x 354.8 x 119.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1996, The ongoing preservation of Video Flag is supported by the Hakuta Family Conservation Fund

Accession Number: 96.4

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996," 4 June-7 September 1997, cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
SAYRE, HENRY M. A World of Art, 8th ed. (London: Pearson, 2015), fig. 11-35 (color), p. 262.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Cries and Whispers

1988

Alfredo Jaar, Chilean, b. Santiago, 1956

Two lightboxes with color transparencies, 96 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (245.1 x 47 x 17.1 cm) each

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1997

Accession Number: 97.3

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
GRYNSZTEJN, MADELEINE. Alfredo Jaar (La Jolla Museum of Art, 1990), ill. (detail) and ref. p. 28, ill. (detail) [p. 6]
JAAR, ALFREDO. It is difficult. Ten years... (Barcelona, Spain: Actar, 1998), ref. p. 64, ill. pp. 72-73
BALKEN, DEBRA BRICKER. Alfredo Jaar: Lament of the Images (Boston: List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology, 1999), ref. pp. 32, 36, ill. p. 34

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 18 3/4 x 10 5/8 x 11in. (47.7 x 26.8 x 27.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.2

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Ridgefield, Virginia. "Virginia Poundstone: Flower Mutations," 3 May-25 October 2015, brochure, pp. 1-2, 6.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 12 3/4 x 12 x 12 in. (32.2 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.4

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Ridgefield, Virginia. "Virginia Poundstone: Flower Mutations," 3 May-25 October 2015, brochure, pp. 1-2, 6.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 15 1/2 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (39.1 x 23.9 x 23.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.222.6

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Ridgefield, Virginia. "Virginia Poundstone: Flower Mutations," 3 May-25 October 2015, brochure, pp. 1-2; color ill. p. 3; p. 6.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Eiffel Tower and Gardens, Champ de Mars (La Tour Eiffel et Jardin du Champ de Mars)

(1922)

Robert Delaunay, French, b. Paris, 1885–1941

Oil on canvas, 70 1/8 x 67 1/8 in. (178.1 x 170.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 86.1421

Provenance:
[Dr. Viard, Paris, (Delaunay's doctor)]
Mme. Sonia Delaunay, Paris to at least 1957
Fine Arts Association, New York
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, December 1958-4 June 1969
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 4 June 1969-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Robert Delaunay," 23 March-22 May 1955.
STADTISCHES MUSEUM MORSBROICH, Leverkusen, Germany. "Robert Delaunay," 7 June-15 July 1956, no. 48. Tour: KUNSTVEREIN, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 22 July-19 August.
MUSEE MATIONAL D'ART MODERNE, Paris. "Robert Delaunay (1885-1941)," 25 May-30 September 1957, no. 64, pl. 21.
FINE ARTS ASSOCIATES, New York. "Robert Delaunay, Paintings," 13-31 January 1959, no. 10, ill.
KUNSTVEREIN, Hamburg. "Robert Delaunay," 26 January-11 March 1962, no. 40. Tour: WALLRAF-RICHARTZ MUSEUM, Cologne, 24 March-4 May; KUNSTVEREIN, Frankfurt, 18 May-24 June.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Collection in Context: Metropolis in the Machine Age," 28 February-2 September 2002, no cat.
NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Washington, DC. "The Wright Brothers and the Aerial Age," 11 October 2003-31 December 2012.
CENTRE POMPIDOU-METZ, France. “Vues d’en Haut (Views from Above),” 17 May-7 October 2013, no. 56, p. 80, color ill. p. 81; p. 416.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
Robert Delaunay: Photo Archives, New York, Museum of Modern Art, (S.D. 730 H. 197).
OZENFANT, AMEDEE. Art (Paris: 1928), p. 114.
OZENFANT, AMEDEE. Foundations of Modern Art (New York: Dover Books, 1931, reprint 1952), p. 109.
HABASQUE, GUY. "Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Robert Delaunay," in Pierre Francastel (ed.), Du Cubisme a l'Art Abstrait (Paris: S.E.V.P.E.N., 1957), no. 197, pl. 5.
[HECHT, AXEL?]. "Ohne Fotos keine Gemalde," Art. Das Kunstmagazin (January 1984), pp. 24, 25.
SCHUSTER, PETER-KLAUS, ed. Delaunay and Deutschland (Koln: DuMont Buchverlag, 1985), p. 378.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Palladio

1961

Franz Kline, American, b. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1910–1962

Oil on canvas, 104 3/4 × 76 1/4 in. (266.1 × 193.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2754

Provenance:
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, to June 1961
Philippe Dotremont, Brussels (via Galerie Lawrence, Paris, Larry Rubin as agent), June 1961-31 January 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 31 January 1964-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
SIDNEY JANIS GALLERY, New York. "New Paintings by Franz Kline," 4-20 December 1961, no. 1, ill. p. 3 (lender Philippe Dotremont).
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART. "From El Greco to Pollock: Early and Late Works by European and American Artists," 22 October-8 December 1968, no. 120, ill. p. 143.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 772, ill.
CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM. "The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline in Retrospect," 27 November 1985-2 March 1986, cat., ill. Tour: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 18 April-8 June; PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS, Philadelphia, 26 June-5 October.
FUNDACIO ANTONI TAPIES, Barcelona. "Franz Kline and the Structure of Identity," 17 March-5 June 1994, no. 67, p. 27, colorplate p. 137. Tour: WHITECHAPEL ART GALLERY, London, 8 July-11 September; CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid, 27 September-21 November; SAARLAND MUSEUM, Saarbrucken, Germany, 11 December-5 February 1995.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Tokyo. "Founders and Heirs of the New York School," 25 January-16 March 1997, no. 41, p. 97. Tour: MIYAGI MUSEUM OF ART, 5 April-25 May; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Ibaraki, 28 June-3 August.
CASTELLO DI RIVOLI MUSEO D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Torino, Italy. "Franz Kline," 18 October 2004-30 January 2005, ill. p. 32.
DENVER ART MUSEUM. "The Western: An Epic in Art and Film," 27 May-10 September 2017, no. 184, color ill. Tour: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 14 October-4 February 2018.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
JACOBS, JAY. "Collector: Joseph H. Hirshhorn," Art in America 57, no. 4 (July-August 1969), ill. p. 63.
KUH, KATHARINE. The Artist's Voice: Talks with Seventeen Modern Artists (New York: Harper & Row, 1962), p. 153, ill. pp. 148-149.
AHLANDER, LESLIE JUDD. "Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, Opens with Kline Retrospective," Art International 6 (25 October 1962), ill. p. 49.
FELDMAN, MORTON. "The Anxiety of Art," Art in America 61 (September-October 1973), ill. p. 93.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), ill. p. 522.
COPE, MAURICE. "Painting, Section 5: History--Western," Encyclopedia Americana, vol. 21 (Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 1985), ill. p. 257.
GAUGH, HARRY F. The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline (New York: Abbeville Press and Cincinnati Art Museum, 1985), p. 25, ill. no. 15, p. 24.
BERKSON, BILL. "Kline's True Colors," Art in America 74 (October 1986), ill. p. 136.
KAEPPELIN, OLIVIER. "Franz Kline Palladio, 1961," Art Press 122 (February 1988), p. 88, ill. p. 89.
ANFAM, DAVID. Franz Kline: Black & White, 1950-1961 (Houston: Houston Fine Art Press, 1994), fig. 55, p. 103.
FEAVER, WILLIAM. "Art: Brush with Black for the Beat Generation," Observer [London] (10 July 1994), n.p., ill.
PACKER, WILLIAM. "Heroic years of American Painting," Financial Times (12 July 1994), n.p., ill.
LILLINGTON, DAVID. "Art Preview: Kline in Frame," Timeout [London] (13 July 1994), p. 47, ill.
CORK, RICHARD. "Shadowy Master Makes His Mark," Times [London] (7 December 1994), n.p., ill.
NATKIN, ROBERT. “Kline and Co.: A Meditation on Abstract Expressionism,” Contemporary Art 2 (Winter 1994-1995).
KINGSLEY, APRIL. Franz Kline: A Critical Study of the Mature Work, 1950-1962 [dissertation] (City University of New York, 2000), pp. 80, 241-242, 256, 269, 315, 340, 423, ill. no. 304, pp. 676-677.
ROGALA, DAWN, SUSAN LAKE, et al. “Condition Problems Related to Zinc Oxide Underlayers: Examination of Selected Abstract Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution,” Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 49, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2010), fig. 3, fig. 4, pp. 99, 103,107.
ROGGE, CORINA E., ZAHIRA VELlZ BOMFORD, and MAITE LEAL. “Seldom Black and White: The Works of Franz Kline.” in Casadio, Francesca, et al. Metal Soaps in Art: Conservation and Research (Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019), p. 414.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Painting

1950

Jean-Paul Riopelle, Canadian, b. Montreal, 1923–2002

Oil on canvas, 23 5/8 × 28 5/8 in. (60 × 72.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4260

Provenance:
Gimpel Fils, London, to March 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, March 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionisn (Intl.), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Naked Water

1942

Yves Tanguy, American, b. Paris, France, 1900–1955

Oil on canvas, 35 7/8 x 28 in. (91.1 x 71.1cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.286

Provenance:
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, by May 1943 to Nov 1959
Mrs. Harold Weinstein, Chicago, acquired Nov 1959
B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago, acquired at unknown date (possibly 1966)
Harold Diamond, New York, to 14 February 1967
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 14 February 1967- 6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, New York. "Yves Tanguy: Recent Paintings," 18 May-5 June 1943, no. 4
PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, New York. "Yves Tanguy," 5-30 November 1946, no. 14, ill. p. 80.
UNIVERSITY GALLERY, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. "40 American Painters, 1940-1950," 4 June-30 August 1951, no. 73, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no 484, ill. p. 343.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976," 20 May-20 October 1976, no. 159, colorplate p. 330.
UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, Berkeley. "Anxious Visions-Surrealist Art," 3 October 1990-6 January 1991, p. 95, plate 119, p. 94.
BRUCE MUSEUM, Greenwich, Connecticut. "The Surrealist Vision: Europe and the Americas," 17 January-15 April 1998, no. cat.
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "The Surrealists in Exile and the Origin of the New York School," 21 December 1999-27 February 2000. Tour: MUSEE D'ART MODERNE ET CONTEMPORAIN, Strasbourg, France, 12 May- 27 August.
STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, Germany. "Yves Tanguy and Surrealism," 9 December 2000-29 April 2001. Tour: MENIL COLLECTION, Houston, 31 May-16 September 2001.
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN, New York. "Surrealism USA," 10 February-8 May 2005. Tour: PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, 3 June-25 September 2005; TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, October 2005-January 2006.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Yves Tanguy: A Summary of His Works (New York: Pierre Matisse, 1963): no. 290, ill. p. 131.
GOLDSTEIN, NATHAN. Painting: Visual and Technical Fundamentals (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1979): fig. 5.18, p. 135, ill. p. 136.
CURTISS, DEBORAH. Introduction to Visual Literacy: A Guide to the Visual Arts and Communication (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1987): no. 3-63, ill. p. 33.
FELDMAN, EDMUND BURKE. Practical Art Criticism (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1994): ill. p. 54.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor

 

Painting

1958

Zao Wou-Ki, French, b. Beijing, China, 1920–2013

Oil on canvas, 63 3/4 × 51 1/8 in. (162 × 130 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.5652

Provenance:
Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York, to 24 January 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 January 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
KOOTZ GALLERY, New York. February-May 1959.
GALERIES NATIONALES DU GRAND PALAIS, Paris. "Zao Wou-Ki: Peintures, Encres de Chine," 12 June-10 August 1981, ill. Tour: FUKUOKA CITY MUSEUM, Japan, 6-21 October; TOKYO NIHONBASHI ART GALLERY, 13 November-25 December; FUKUI PREFECTURAL MUSEUM, 27 February-22 March 1982; KYOTO NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 30 March-9 May; KANAGAWA PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Kamakura, 16 May-20 June.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-5 January 2020.

Published References:
BOURDAIS, GILDAS. Les Modernes et les Autres: Cent Ans d'Art Moderne dans le Monde (Lausanne, Switzerland: Livre Total, 1990), ill. p. 221.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionisn (Intl.), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 2nd Floor