French Sculpture Census

photo credit : 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

ARP, Jean/Hans
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1887 - Basel, Switzerland 1966

Alou avec griffes
Alu with Claws

1942
bronze

free-standing abstract
22 1/4 X 14 1/2 X 12 1/8

Acc. No. : 66.104
Credit Line : Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Provenance

  • The Artist
  • To 16 November 1956, New York, Sidney Janis Gallery
  • 16 November 1956-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1957 Gideon-Welcker
    Carola Gideon-Welcker, Jean Arp, New York, Abrams, 1957, p. 110
  • 1974 Lerner, Abram et al.
    Lerner, Abram, et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, pp. 659-660, ill. p. 340
  • 1983 Park
    Edwards Park, Treasures of the Smithsonian, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Books; New York, Trade distribution by Abrams, 1983, ill.

Exhibition

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1959-1960 Detroit/Milwaukee/Minneapolis/Kansas City/Houston/Los Angeles/San Francisco/Colorado Springs/Toronto
    Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5 May-23 August 1959; Milwaukee Art Center, 10 September-11 October 1959; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 25 October-6 December 1959; Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, 20 December 1959-31 January 1960; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1-27 March 1960; lOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE, aND ART, 11 April-15 May 1960; San Francisco, M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, 29 May-10 July 1960; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 24 July-4 September 1960; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October 1960, no. 44
  • 1960 New York
    Jean Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp, New York, Galerie Chalette, October-November 1960, no. 50
  • 1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 12, ill.
  • 1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 479

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Semi full plaster, shellac, master model which was used for casting, 1942, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne.