Chromosaturation

1965 (refabricated 2010)

Carlos Cruz-Diez, French, b. Caracas, Venezuela, 1923–2019

Drywall, paint, fluorescent lights, and colored plastic, 156 × 604 × 292 in.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joint acquisition of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Purchased by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2011-2012; Purchased by The Museum of Contemporary Art with funds provided by the Acquisition and Collection Committee.

Accession Number: 12.11

Provenance:
Cruz-Diez Atelier, Paris, to 24 July 2012
Joint acquisition of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Purchased by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2012; Purchased by The Museum of Contemporary Art with funds provided by the Acquisition and Collection Committee.

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space," 23 February-12 August 2012, cat.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection