Nakian: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection

August 14, 1980 – January 4, 1981

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Lower Level Floor Plan

The 83-year-old Armenian, Rueben Nakian, now residing in New York City, is a senior figure in the field of abstract contemporary sculpture. On view are 20 sculptures (two on the plaza) and 6 drawings, comprising all of his works in the HMSG collection. Much of his art is inspired by mythology.