Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York

October 29, 2015 – February 15, 2016

© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Ave. at 7th St., SW
Washington, DC

2nd Level Floor Plan

The first major museum exhibition devoted to a comprehensive view of the movement’s three-dimensional works brings together more than 100 works created by more than 20 artists from France, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Among the 85 sculptures in the exhibition are Arp’s “Shirt Front and Fork” (1922), Duchamp’s “Why Not Sneeze, Rose Sélavy?” (1921), Alberto Giacometti’s “Woman with Her Throat Cut” (1932) and “The Invisible Object (Hands Holding the Void)” (1935), Man Ray’s “Object to be Destroyed” (1933), Salvador Dalí’s “Venus de Milo with Drawers” (1936), Moore’s “Stringed Figure No. 1” (1937), Miró’s “Lunar Bird” (1945) and David Smith’s “Saw Head” (1933) and “Chain Head” (1933).

Related book: aka Marcel Duchamp: Meditations of the Identities of an Artist, Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. McManus (Editors)