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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1958.273
People
Alberto Burri, Italian (Citta di Castello, Umbria 1915 - 1995 Nice, France)
Title
S C 5
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1954
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228501
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painted cloth collage on soft board
Technique
Collage
Dimensions
frame: 99.7 x 150.5 x 3 cm (39 1/4 x 59 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
site: 95.9 x 147 cm (37 3/4 x 57 7/8 in.)
Provenance
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1958.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. G. David Thompson, in memory of his son, G. David Thompson, Jr., Class of 1958
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome
Accession Year
1958
Object Number
1958.273
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Paintings by Alberto Burri, exh. cat., Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA, 1957), No. 9

Alberto Burri: A Retrospective View 1948-1977, exh. cat., Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery (Los Angeles, CA, 1977), p. 23, no. 18, ill (black and white)

Exhibition History

Paintings by Alberto Burri, Carnegie Institute, 11/19/1957 - 12/29/1957; Arts Club of Chicago, 01/30/1958 - 03/07/1958; Albright Art Gallery, 04/08/1958 - 05/20/1958; San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, 06/17/1958 - 08/03/1958

Alberto Burri, Museo Civico di Torino, 06/20/1971 - 10/10/1971; Musée National d'Art Moderne, 01/25/1972 - 03/10/1972

Alberto Burri: Retrospective, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, 09/25/1977 - 11/27/1977; The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, 01/08/1978 - 03/19/1978; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, 03/30/1978 - 05/21/1978; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 06/15/1978 - 09/03/1978

Combustione: Alberto Burri and America, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, 09/11/2010 - 12/18/2010

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