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Red Gongs

Artist:
Alexander Calder (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Painted aluminum, brass, steel rod, and wire
Dimensions:
60 in. × 12 ft., 9.7 lb. (152.4 × 365.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.181.1a-f
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 919
the artist, Roxbury, Conn. (1950–55; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

Bronx. Herbert H. Lehman College Art Gallery of The City University of New York. "Relationships: Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings from the Twentieth Century Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 16, 1984–January 6, 1985, no. 1.

London. Tate Modern. "Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture," November 11, 2015–April 3, 2016, unnumbered cat. (p. 202).

Kathleen Howard, ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. 2nd ed. (1st ed., 1983). New York, 1994, p. 456, no. 44, ill. (color).



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