Black Cross on Grey

1955

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

Oil and mixed media on canvas, 57 3/8 x 38 1/8 in. (145.7 x 96.8 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: 80.98

Provenance:
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York (received of the artist)
David Anderson Gallery, New York, to 28 October 1980
Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Exhibition History:
GALERIE STADLER, Paris. 1956.
MARTHA JACKSON GALLERY, New York. Tapies Exhibition, 1957, no.6
MUSEO NACIONAL DE BELLAS ARTES: INSTITUTO TORCUATO DI TELLA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Evidencias de un Mundo Joven en el Arte Actual, August 1961 (not in catalog).
THE SOLOMON R.GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Antoni Tapies:
Retrospective, March- April 1962.
THE MARTHA JACKSON GALLERY, New York. The Private Collection of Martha
Jackson, 1969, no. 66.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ART GALLERY, College Park, MD. 22 June- 3
September 1973.
THE FINCH COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART, New York. 16 October- 25 November
1973.
THE ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, NY. 8 January- 10 February 1974.
SEIBU MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo. Tapies, 27 August- 19 September 1976, no. 27. TOUR: SEIBU DEPT. STORE, Otsu, Japan,
THE ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, Buffalo, NY. Antoni Tapies Retrospective,
21 January- 8 March 1977, no.13. TOUR: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago. 13 March- 1 May 1977; MARION KOOGLER MCNAY ART INSTITUTE, San Antonio, TX. 29 May- 31 July 1977; DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines, IO. 29 August- 12 October 1977; MUSEE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, Montreal, Canada. 27 October- 27 November 1977.
DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines, IO. European Art: The Post War Decade
1945-1955, 18 September- 29 October 1978.
DAVID ANDERSON GALLERY, New York. 1980.
FUNDACIO ANTONI TAPIES, Barcelona. Comunicacion Sobre el Muro (Las Pinturas
Matericas de Antoni Tapies), 21 January- 31 March 1992. TOUR: IVAM CENTRE JULIO GONZALEZ, Valencia, Spain, 14 April- 7 June 1992.

Published References:
TAPIE, MICHELE. Antoni Tapie et L'Oeuvre Complet (Barcelona: Dav Al Set, 1955)
no p.#s.
JAMES, P. and C. AZNAR. Some Twentieth Century Spanish Paintings (London: Arts
Council of Great Britain, 1956) pl.X, no.67.
TAPIE, MICHELE. Antonio Tapies (Spain: Editorial RM, 1959) pl.10.
TAPIE, MICHELE. Antoni Tapies (Milan: Fratelli Fabbri, 1969) p.24, no.56.
CIRICI, ALEXANDRE. Tapies: Witness of Silence (New York: Tudor Publishing
Company, 1970) p. 188, pl. 149, p. 360.
PENROSE, ROLAND. Tapies (Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, 1977) pl. 25, p. 50.
AGUSTI, ANNA. Tapies: The Complete Works, Volume 1: 1943-1960 (New York: Rizzoli, 1988), p. 254, fig. 523, p. 531.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Informalists

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