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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.63
People
Sigmar Polke, German (Oels (Silesia), Germany 1941 - 2010 Cologne, Germany)
Title
Untitled (Abstract Red Transparent Picture with Arrow Pointing Upward)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: o.T. (Abstraktes rotes Transparentbild mit Aufwärts-Pfeil); Untitled (Abstract Red Banner Painting on Film, with Upward-pointing Arrow)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1990
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/77208
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Mixed media on polyester fabric
Dimensions
117.3 x 137.5 cm (46 3/16 x 54 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: at l.r.: S. Polke / 90
Provenance
AXA, Purchase from the artist, gift to the Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2003.
Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, gift from AXA, 2003, gift to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2003.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of AXA in honor of Timotheus R. Pohl on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Busch-Reisinger Museum
Copyright
© The Estate of Sigmar Polke / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.63
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Claus-Michael Dill and Klaus Gallwitz, AXA Art: Corporate Collecting Today, AXA Art Versicherung AG (Köln, Germany, 2001), p. 62-63, 253

Celka Straughn, Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2005), Cover, ill. (color)

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 22

Exhibition History

Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 09/17/2005 - 02/26/2006

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