Pants and Woven Wire


Antoni Tàpies, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1923–2012

Cloth, wire, yarn, wood, and painted wood, 82 x 66 3/8 in. (208.3 x 168.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Accession Number: 80.103

The Artist, Spain
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, by 1975
(Ruth Schaffner Gallery, Los Angeles, 1977 -- on consignment?)
David Anderson Gallery (son of Martha Jackson), New York, to 28 October 1980
The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Exhibition History:
MARTHA JACKSON GALLERY, New York. Antoni Tapies: Selected Work 1973-1974,
8 November-13 December 1975, no. 34, ill.
SEIBU MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo. Antoni Tapies, 27 August-29 September 1976, no. 56. TOUR: SEIBU DEPT. STORE, Otsu.
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, New York. Antoni Tapies: Thirty-three Years of His Work, 22 January-6 March 1977, p. 18, ill 71, p. 57. Tour: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago, Illinois,13 March-1 May; MARION KOOGLER MCNAY ART INSTITUTE, San Antonio, Texas, 29 May-31 July 1977; DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines, Iowa, 29 August-12 October 1977; MUSEE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, Montreal, Quebec, 27 October-27 November 1977.
(DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Antoni Tapies: Paintings, Drawings, and Collages, 5-30 September 1979.)
VISUAL ARTS GALLERY, Florida International University. Other Media, 8-28 February 1980, ill. p. 29.
MUSEO ESPANOL DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, Madrid. Antoni Tapies Exposicion Retrospectiva, 28 May-30 JULY 1980, no. 111, p. 41, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, 9 June-19 August 1984, no. 89, p. 168, ill. Tour: MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM, Milwaukee, 18 November 1984-15 January 1985; J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville Kentucky, 21 February-21 April 1985.
REINA SOFIA, Madrid. Tapies: Estensiones de la realidad, 7 November-31 December 1990, p. 158, ill. p. 131. Tour: FUNDACIO JOAN MIRO, Barcelona, 21 February-7 April 1991 (catalogue in Catalan: Tapies: Extensions de la realitat, p. 163, ill. p. 117).
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Tapies, 27 January-23 April 1995, colorplate. p. 151.
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. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.

Published References:
MIRALLES, FRANCESC. Antoni Tapies, Tapissos (no pub. no date): p. 35, ill.
ROSENZWEIG, PHYLLIS. "Antoni Tapies," in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996): p. 131, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN. Family Guide (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1996): ill.
DICKSTEIN, MORRIS. "Fiction and Political Fact," Bookforum (June/July/August 2008), ill. p. 31.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Informalists