Vertical Space

1959

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

Watercolor wash with graphite, white gouache, and white crayon on paper mounted on canvas, mounted on plywood, 85 5/8 x 42 3/4 in. (217.5 x 108.7 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: 80.104

Provenance:
Sala Gaspar, Spain
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
David Anderson Gallery, New York, to 28 October 1980
Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Antoni Tapies: Retrospective, March- April 1962.
GRES GALLERY, Washington, DC. 1961.
CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. Tapies: Extensions de la realitat, 7 November-31 December 1990, pg. 56-7. TOUR: FUNDACIO JOAN MIRO, Barcelona, 28 February-14 April 1991, pg. 42-3.

Published References:
TEIXIDOR, JOAN. Antoni Tapies: Fustes, papers, cartons i collages (Barcelona: Sala
Gaspar, 1964) p. 76.
AGUSTI, ANNA. Tapies: The Complete Works, Volume 1: 1943-1960 (New York:
Rizzoli, 1988), p. 387, fig. 746, p. 535.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Informalists

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