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PEVSNER, Antoine

Orel, Russia 1886 - Paris 1962

Construction (Space Modulator)

Construction (Space Modulator)

1932

bronze and plastic

construction

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 22 68 in.

signed and dated lower right: 1932 / Antoine Pevsner / 1932

Acc. No.: formerly/autrefois 49.1182

Credit Line: Deaccessioned by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Photo credit: scan from Selected Sculpture and Works on Paper, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, July 8-Sept. 14 1969, p. 148: photography credits: Robert E. Mates and Paul Katz, New York


Provenance

  • 1949, From the artist, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • between 1969 and 2012, Deaccessioned by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Bibliography

  • 1961 Peissi and Giedion-Welcker
    P. Peissi and C. Giedion-Welcker, Antoine Pevsner, Neuchâtel, 1961, pl. 71

Exhibitions

  • 1948 New York
    Naum Gabo / Antoine Pevsner, New York, Museum of Modern Art, February 10-April 25, 1948, p. 82, ill. p. 63

    1953 Minneapolis
    The Classic Tradition in Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, April 24-June 28, 1953, cat. no. 102, ill.

    1954 Toronto
    A Loan Exhibition of Paintings from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Toronto, Canada, The Art Gallery of Toronto, April 2-May 9, 1954, cat. no. 63

    1954 Vancouver
    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: A Selection from the Museum Collection, Vancouver, Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, November 16-December 12, 1954, cat. no. 67, ill.

    1955 Montreal
    Selections from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Montreal, Canada, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 4-July 3, 1955, cat. no. 19, ill.

    1959 Boston
    A Loan Exhibition from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, October 29-December 13, 1959

    1960 Chicago
    Sculpture and Drawings by Sculptors from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, April 19-May 19, 1960, cat. no. 19, ill.

    1964 New York
    The Classic Spirit in the 20th Century Art, New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, February 4-29, 1964, cat. no. 15

    1965 New York
    Elements of Modern Art III, New York, The American Federation of Arts, March, 1965, n.p., commentary

    1965 Albany
    Art in Science, Albany, New York, Albany Institute of History and Art, September 24-October 31, 1965

    1969 New York
    Selected Sculpture and Works on Paper, New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, July 8-Sep. 14, 1969, p. 148, repr.