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Untitled, (1986)

Ellsworth Kelly, American, b. Newburgh, New York, 1923–2015

Stainless steel, 78 x 135 1/4 x 129 3/4 in. (198.1 x 343.5 x 329.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1986

Accession Number: 86.5897

Provenance:
Blum Helman Gallery, New York, to 28 October 1986 (#3465)
Museum Purchase, 1986

Exhibition History:
BLUM HELMAN WAREHOUSE, New York. "Ellsworth Kelly: Sculptures," 3 May-7 June 1986, no. 13, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Plaza installation, 15 October 1986-present.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1988," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no. 42.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Art in America Annual 1986-1987, ill. back cover (Blum Helman Warehouse installation photo).
UNSIGNED. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Spring/Summer 1987 Calendar (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1987), ill. front cover.
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Display of Daring: Modern Riches in the Hirshhorn's 'Recent Acquisitions,'" Washington Post (15 March 1989), p. B8.
VON ZIEGESAR, PETER. "Ellsworth Kelly," Journal of Art 2/4 (January 1990), p. 3, ill. [interview]
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, in association with Thames & Hudson,1998), no. 58, ill. p. 89.

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