Futurist Flower

(1918-1925/reconstructed 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Wood and paint, 12 3/4 x 12 x 12 in. (32.2 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Accession Number: 86.222.4

Provenance:
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 26 June 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 26 June 1968-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dreams and Nightmares," 8 December 1983-12 February 1984, no. 11, p. 178, ill.
ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Ridgefield, Virginia. "Virginia Poundstone: Flower Mutations," 3 May-25 October 2015, brochure, pp. 1-2, 6.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Manifesto: Art x Agency," 15 June 2019-31 January 2020.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism