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From Continent to Continent, (1985)

Mario Merz, Italian, b. Milan, 1925–2003

Steel, glass, neon, clay, metal cables, electrical wire, and transformer, 66 x 135 x 135 in. (167.6 x 342.9 x 342.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1990

Accession Number: 90.6

Provenance:
SteinGladstone Gallery, New York, to 26 April 1990
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1990

Exhibition History:
STEIN GLADSTONE, New York. "Anselmo, Chamberlain, Fabro, Flavin, Judd, Kounnellis, Long, Merz, Nauman,” 1990, no. 3, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 41.
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.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "La Chronique des Arts," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, no. 1466 (March 1991), p. 92.
WILSON, JANET. "Heavenly Hodgepodge: At the Hirshhorn, Trotting Out the 'Recent Acquisitions,'" Washington Post (25 October 1991), page B8.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Arte Povera