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Ascension, (1945)

Theodore J. Roszak, American, b. Poznan, Poland, 1907–1981

Wood, paint, brass, and metal, 108 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (274.8 x 34.1 x 34.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Agnes Gund in honor of Sydney Lewis, 1991

Accession Number: 91.12

Gift of Agnes Gund in honor of Sidney Lewis, 1991

Exhibition History:
ZABRISKIE GALLERY, New York. "Theodore Roszak: Construction, 1932-1945," 31 October-2 December 1978, cat. no. 20, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 57.

Published References:
KRAMER, HILTON. "Art: Roszak Evokes Spirit of Bauhaus," New York Times (1 December 1978), ill.
PACHNER, JOAN. "Theodore Roszak and David Smith: A Question of Balance," Arts Magazine 58/6 (February 1984), fig. 7, p. 103.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN. "Exhibitions/Acquisitions," Calendar (Fall 1991), ill.
Smithsonian Year 1991 (30 September 1991), p. 44.
WILSON, JANET. "Heavenly Hodgepodge," Washington Post (25 October 1991), pp. B1, B8.
BURCHARD, HANK. "New on Hand at Hirshhorn," Washington Post (15 November 1991), weekend section, p. 59.
UNSIGNED. "La Chronique des Arts," Gazette Des Beaux-Arts (March 1992), p. 113.
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. 67, ill.

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