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Timber's Turn, (1987)

Martin Puryear, American, b. Washington, DC, 1941

Honduras mahogany, red cedar, and Douglas fir, 86 1/2 x 46 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. (219.7 x 118.7 x 87.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1987

Accession Number: 87.34

Exhibition History:
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO. "Martin Puryear," 2 November 1991-5 January 1992, cat. no. 32, color ill. TOUR: HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 5 February-21 June; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Los Angeles, 26 July-4 October; PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, 8 November-3 January 1993.
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.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Martin Puryear," 4 November 2007-14 January 2008. TOUR: MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 24 February-18 May; NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC, 22 June-28 September; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 1 November-25 January 2009.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Martin Puryear" (Art Institute of Chicago, 1991), n. p., ill. [exhibition brochure]
UNSIGNED. "Martin Puryear: National Gallery of Art, June 22-September 2008" (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2008), n. p., ill. [exhibition brochure]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, African-American Contemporary