Smithsonian Collections

Structural Constellation (NH-b)

Image for Structural Constellation (NH-b)
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Provenance
The artist, Connecticut, 1957-June/July 1968 (via Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 30 July 1968-1974)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, June/July 1968-1974
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1974
Exhibition History
WASHINGTON GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Washington, DC. "Josef Albers: The American Years," 30 October-31 December 1965, no. 61, p. 47, ill. p. 39. TOUR: ISAAC DELGADO MUSEUM OF ART, New Orleans, 23 January-27 February 1966; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 2-26 June 1966; UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ART GALLERY, Santa Barbara, 8 July-7 September 1966; ROSE ART MUSEUM, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 23 September-29 October 1966.
ART MUSEUM, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. "Josef Albers," 5-26 January 1971, unnumbered.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Josef Albers," 27 September 1979-23 March 1980, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration," 13 February-11 April 2010, no cat.
Published References
UNSIGNED. "Los 80 Anos de Josef Albers," El Nacional (newspaper) n.d. (1966), n.p. ill.
FINKELSTEIN, IRVING. The Life and Art of Josef Albers (New York University Ph.D., 1967) vol. 1, p. 222-223, vol. 2, fig. 179.
SPIES, WERNER. Josef Albers (New York: Abrams, 1970) no. 36, p. 68, ill. p. 36.
UNSIGNED. Newsletter (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum, January 1971) n.p. ill.
Artist
Josef Albers, American, b. Bottrop, Germany, 1888–1976
Date
1957
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1974
Medium
Plastic laminate
Dimensions
19 5/8 x 26 1/4 in. (49.9 x 66.6 cm)
Type
Sculpture/relief
See more items in
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School
Geometric Abstraction
Accession Number
74.13