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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.407
People
Ruth Asawa, American (Norwalk, California, USA 1926 - 2013 San Francisco, CA)
Title
Untitled (BMC.121, Exercise in color vibration and figure background that resembles Asawa's later biomorphic looped sculptural form)
Other Titles
Former Title: Untitled [Exercise in color vibration and proportion]
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1948-1949
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Collage of cut colored paper on paper prepared with opaque watercolor on orange wove paper
Technique
Collage
Dimensions
60.8 x 45.8 cm (23 15/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Josef Albers
Copyright
© Ruth Asawa Lanier
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.407
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Tiffany Bell and Robert Storr, Ruth Asawa, exh. cat., David Zwirner Books (New York, 2018), pp. 18-19, fig. 9, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Black Mountain, Blum Art Institute, New York, 04/15/1987 - 07/04/1987; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 07/18/1987 - 10/04/1987

Dance/Draw, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 10/07/2011 - 01/16/2012

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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