Man

images for Man
Provenance
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (probably acquired from the Artist), to 4 May 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 4 May 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Exhibition History
[Possibly shown at PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, New York, before or during 1957.]
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 83, ill p. 7. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 25 October-6 December; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December-31 January 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 1-27 March; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, 29 May-10 July; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 24 July-4 September; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 166, ill. p. 10.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 342, p. 246, p. 695.
ART GALLERY OF TORONTO. "Gauguin to Moore: Primitivism in Modern Sculpture," 7 November 1981-3 January 1982, no. 102, p. 230, ill. p. 231.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966," 15 September-13 November 1988, no. 11, p. 84, ill. p. 85. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 15 December 1988-5 February 1989.
CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "Alberto Giacometti," 4 November 1990-4 January 1991, no. 156, ill. p. 379.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York (organizer). "Picasso and the Iron Age," 1993. TOUR: MODERN ART MUSEUM, Fort Worth [only venue], 1 August-3 October 1993.
TAIPEI FINE ARTS MUSEUM, Taiwan. "The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum," 25 March-28 May 1995. TOUR: MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, SHIGA, Otsu, Japan, 1 July-6 August; ODAKYU MUSEUM, Tokyo, 9-27 August; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, Iwaki, Japan, 23 September-5 November; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December.
ROYAL ACADEMY, London. "Alberto Giacometti," 10 October-1 January 1997.
MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. "Alberto Giacometti," 18 June-18 October 1998.
SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM, St. Petersburg, Florida. "Masterpieces of Surrealism," 29 January-16 April 2000, no. 24, ill, pp. 136, 187.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Alberto Giacometti," 10 October 2001-8 January 2002.
PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY, New York. "Pierre Matisse and His Artists," 14 February-19 May 2002.
COMPLESSO DEL VITTORIANO, Rome. "Dada Into Surrealism," 8 October 2009-7 February 2010, color ill p. 305.
VANCOUVER ART GALLERY. "The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art," 28 May-25 September 2011, color ill. p. 306, p. 323.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, p. 185.
Published References
GELDZAHLER, HENRY. "Taste for Modern Sculpture: The Hirshhorn Collection," Art News 61 (October 1962), pp. 31, 62.
READ, HERBERT. A Concise History of Modern Sculpture (New York: Praeger, 1964), no. 140, p. 293, ill. p. 143.
UNSIGNED. "New Books: A Concise History of Modern Sculpture," Studio International 168 (September 1964), ill. p. 138.
BRENSON, MICHAEL. "The Early Works of Alberto Giacometti 1925-1935," (Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1974), checklist no. 52, pp. 233-34, fig. 25.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), fig. 342, pp. 246, 695.
EVANS, TAMARA, ed. Alberto Giacometti and America (New York: City University of New York, 1984), pp. 99, 104, 107.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum (Taipei: Fine Arts Museum, 1995), pp. 102-103, color ill. (Tokyo: Yomiuri Shimbun, 1995), no. 44, pp. 94-95, color ill.
GRISWOLD, WILLIAM M. et al. Pierre Matisse and His Artists (New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 2001), p. 60.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Artist
Alberto Giacometti, Swiss, b. Borgonovo, 1901–1966
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
15 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 3 5/8 in. (39.4 × 31.7 × 9.3 cm)
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School
Surrealism (European)/Postwar European
1929/(cast c. 1950-1956)
Type
Sculpture
Accession Number
66.2033