Kenneth Noland, American, b. Asheville, North Carolina, 1924–2010

Magna on canvas, 68 1/4 x 67 1/4 in. (173.4 x 170.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3868

French & Company, New York, to 23 January 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 23 January 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
FRENCH & COMPANY, New York. "Kenneth Noland," 14 October-7 November 1959,
no. 18.
INSTITUTO TORCUATO DI TELLA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Premio Internacional," 7
October-1 November 1964, p. 60.
ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART, Florida. "Washington Color Painters: The First
Generation," 16 December 1990-10 February 1991, pp. 22, 62. TOUR: MIAMI BEACH CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 18 August-13 October; SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF ART, Arizona, 10 November-27 January 1992; VERO BEACH CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Florida, 27 March-10 May; FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART, Indiana, 7 June-2 August; DES MOINES ART CENTER, 30 August-25 October [unclear which venues "Inside" toured to; intended for only a couple].

Published References:
LYNES, RUSSELL. "From Century Ago to Just Yesterday at the Hirshhorn," Smithsonian V/10 (January 1975), p. 48.
BRWON, JEFFREY. "Remembering Abstract Color Field Painter Kenneth Noland," PBS Newshour, 6 January 2010, Art Beat section (website).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Washington Color School/Formalist Abstraction

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