Tan Octagon

(1967)

Richard Tuttle, American, b. Rahway, New Jersey, 1941

Dyed canvas, height: 54 3/4 in. (139.0 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1991

Accession Number: 91.1

Provenance:
The artist
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles
Charles Cowles, Los Angeles and New York
Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
Saatchi Collection, London
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York

Exhibition History:
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "The New Sculpture, 1965-1975: Between Geometry and Gesture," 20 February-3 June 1990, no. 38, color ill. p. 75. TOUR: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Los Angeles, 15 February 1991-7 July 1991.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions: 1989-1991," 8 October 1991-5 January 1992, unpublished checklist, no. 70.
SEZON MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo. "Richard Tuttle--Selected Works: 1964-1994," 7 September-10 October 1995, no. 13.
MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH. "Convergences: Agnes Martin and Richard Tuttle," 26 April-2 August 1998, no. 3. TOUR: SITE SANTA FE, New Mexico, 15 August-18 October.

Published References:
WILSON, JANET. "Art: Heavenly Hodgepodge: At the Hirshhorn, Trotting Out the 'Recent Acquisitions'," Washington Post (25 October 1991), p. B-1.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Post-Minimal Sculpture