Colonna Spaccata

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Artist
Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)
Title
Colonna Spaccata
Medium
Bronze
Date
1967-1968
Size
84 5/8 x 25 1/2 x 19 1/4 in : 214.9 x 65.0 x 49.0 cm
Inscriptions
Incised with the artist's signature, date 1967/8 and number 2/2 on the base
Edition
Number 2 from an edition of 2 plus 1 artist's proof.
Provenance
Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Rome; São Schlumberger (acquired from the above in June 1970); by descent to the previous owner from the afore
Exhibited
London, Marlborough New London Gallery, Arnaldo Pomodoro, 1968, cat. no. 17, illustrated (another example exhibited); Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Arnaldo Pomodoro, May - June 1969, p. 18, illustrated (another example exhibited); Zurich, Galerie Seminha Huber, Arnaldo Pomodoro, 1969 (another example exhibited); Cologne, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Arnaldo Pomodoro: Werke 1959-1969, July - August 1969 (another example exhibited); Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Europalia 69: Art Actuel en Italie, September - October 1969, illustrated on the cover (another example exhibited); Berkeley, University Art Museum; Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego; Portland Art Museum; Austin, University of Texas, University Art Museum; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Arnaldo Pomodoro: Sculpture 1960-1970, May 1970 - July 1971, p. S, illustrated (another example exhibited); Monaco, Galerie Stangl, Arnaldo Pomodoro '72, May - July 1972, fig. 11, illustrated (another example exhibited); Darmstadt, Freiräume und Foyers des Staatstheaters, Arnaldo Pomodoro: Grossplastiken, Fall 1972, fig. 12, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Literature
Toni Del Renzio, "Arnaldo Pomodoro: Invention of a Sculptural Style," Art International special issue for the 34th Venice Biennale, Vol. XII, No. 6, Lugano, 1968, p. 98, illustrated; Mario Pancera, "Lavoro come un muratore," Oggi Illustrato, Vol. XXV, No. 23, Milan, June 4, 1969, p. 89, illustrated; Armin Kietzmann, "Pomodoro Sculptures Show Basic Simplicity," San Diego Union, San Diego, August 30, 1970, n.p., illustrated; Gabriele Mazotta, ed., Libro per le sculture di Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, 1974, pp. 30-31, illustrated; Ezio Frigerio, "Situazione Parigi," D'Ars Agency, Vol. XVII, No. 81-82, Milan, December 1976, p. 90, illustrated; Sam Hunter, Arnaldo Pomodoro, New York, 1982, pp. 82-83, illustrated; Laura Berra and Bitta Leonetti, eds., Scritti critici per Arnaldo Pomodoro e opere dell'artista 1955-2000, Milan, 2000, p. 101, illustrated; Flaminio Gualdoni, ed., Arnaldo Pomodoro: Catalogo ragionato della scultura, Tomo I, Milan, 2007, p. 127, illustrated in color; Flaminio Gualdoni, ed., Arnaldo Pomodoro: Catalogo ragionato della scultura, Tomo II, Milan, 2007, cat. no. 452, p. 542, illustrated
Reference
AC17-07
Status
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