ARP, Jean/Hans

Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1887 - Basel, Switzerland 1966





free-standing abstract

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 31 58 in.

[not signed or dated]

Acc. No.: 53.1359

Credit Line: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Photo credit: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York


  • 1952-53, London, Peter Watson


  • 1948 Arp
    J. Arp, On My Way: Poetry and Essays, 1912-1947, New York, 1948, pl. 15b (view of Arp's studio showing Growth)
  • 1957 Giedion-Welcker
    C. Giedion-Welcker, Jean Arp, New York, 1957, p. 109, no. 49
  • 1968 Read
    H. Read, The Art of Jean Arp, New York, 1968, pl. 104
  • 1970 Handbook
    Selections from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museums Collection: 1900-1970, ed. M. Rowell, New York, 1970, p. 26, repr., 27
  • 1980 New York Guggenheim
    Vivian Endicott Barnett, Handbook. The Guggenheim Museum Collection, 1900-1980, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1980, p. 276-277, no. 129, repr.


  • 1952 Paris
    L'Oeuvre du XXe siècle, Paris, Musée national d'Art moderne, May-June, 1952, cat. no. 116

    1952 London
    Twentieth Century Masterpieces, London, The Arts Council of Great Britain, July 15-August 17, 1952

    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.

    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. 95, 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.

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    Variation II: private collection