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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2019.6.132
People
Otto Piene, German (Laasphe, Westphalia, Germany 1928 - 2014 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Untitled (notes, left page); Untitled (notes, right page)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Sketchbook: Rosenthal Rainbow Mural/Porcelain Designs/Paintings/"Light Satellite" for Munich Olympics
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1971
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/376515

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Blue pen on paper
Dimensions
open (approx.): 30.5 × 43.2 cm (12 × 17 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: left page, in blue pen: Heizung: elektrisch * / weil Heißluft / vermutlich / zu voluminös / * Heizdrähte // ge[illegilbe]per / oben zu? / unten zu? / Verschmutzung ? / (Tauben?) // An Dr. Hӧherer: / Ecken / Aufhängung / Welches Seil? / Verspanungstechnik? / Federn oben? / unten
  • inscription: right page, in blue pen: Oberfläche: / verzinkt / gespachtelt / Autolack // statik / unten / gefederte Seile / wie ursprünglich / gedacht // Ecken! / Preis fürs Gerüst / anders als / angeboten wegen / Ecken

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
Elizabeth Goldring Piene, gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2018.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Goldring Piene
Copyright
© Otto Piene Estate
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.6.132
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions

Description
Pages 263-264

Subjects and Contexts

  • Animating the Page

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Verification Level

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