French Sculpture Census

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

Constellation aux cinq formes blanches et deux noires, Variation III
Constellation with Five White Forms and Two Black, Variation III

1932
oil on wood

relief
23 5/8 x 29 5/8
[not signed or dated]

Acc. No. : 55.1437
Credit Line : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

New York, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

www.guggenheim.org

Provenance

  • 1948, acquired from the artist
  • New York, Sidney Janis
  • 1955, New York, Sidney Janis Gallery

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, November 23, 2012
  • 1959 Read
    H. Read, A Concise History of Modern Painting, New York, 1959, pl. 93
  • 1970 Handbook
    Selections from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museums Collection: 1900-1970, ed. M. Rowell, New York, 1970, p. 24-25, repr.
  • 1980 New York Guggenheim
    Vivian Endicott Barnett, Handbook. The Guggenheim Museum Collection, 1900-1980, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1980, p. 274-275, no. 128, repr.

Exhibition

  • 1955 New York
    New Arrivals from France, New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, October 24-November 26, 1955
  • 1959-1960 New York
    Inaugural Selection, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Oct. 21, 1959-June 19, 1960
  • 1960 Cleveland
    Paths of Abstract Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Oct. 4-Nov. 13, 1960, no. 118, repr.
  • 1961-1963 New York
    Elements of Modern Painting, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, October 13, 1961- February 25, 1962, circulated by the American Federation of Arts, New York, July 1962-September 1963, as Elements of Modern Art
  • 1969 New York
    Jean Arp (1886-1966): A Retrospective Exhibition, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, May 16-June 29, 1969, in collaboration with The UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles
  • 1969 New York
    Selected Sculpture and Works on Paper, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, July 8-Sep. 14, 1969, p. 94, repr.
  • 1977-1978 New York
    Forty Modern Masters: An Anniversary Show, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Dec. 16, 1977-Feb. 5, 1978, no. 3, repr.
  • 1979 New York
    The Planar Dimension: Europe, 1912-1932, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Mar. 9-May 6, 1979, not in cat.

Related Works

Variation I: Ithaca, NY, Collectin Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute.
Variation II: private collection