National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Test Piece for Eva Hesse (sculptor)
American, born Germany, 1936 - 1970
Test Piece for "Contingent", 1969
latex over cheesecloth
overall: 365.8 x 111.8 cm (144 x 44 in.)
Gift of the Collectors Committee
1996.116.1
Not on View
From the Collectors Committee Gifts
Object 34 of 56

1971Lippard, Lucy R. "Eva Hesse: The Circle." Art in America (May-June 1971): 70.
1971Pincus-Witten, Robert. "Eva Hesse: Post-Minimalism into the Sublime." Artforum 10, 3 (1971): 42.
1972Eva Hesse: A Memorial Exhibition, Exh. cat. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1972.
1973Nemser, Cindy. "My Memories of Eva Hesse." The Feminist Art Journal 2, no. 1 (Winter 1973): 12.
1976Lippard, Lucy R. Eva Hesse. New York, 1976: 164-167.
1983Johnson, Ellen H. "Order and Chaos: From the Diaries of Eva Hesse." ArtAm 71, 6 (1983): 117-118.
1983"Eva Hesse Diaries." Art in America (Summer 1983): 117, 118.
1989Barrette, Bill. Eva Hesse: Sculpture. New York, 1989.
1994Eva Hesse: Drawing in Space - Bilder und Reliefs. Exh. cat. Ulmer Museum; Westfälisches Landesmuseum Münster. Ulmer, 1994: 13, 17, repro.
1996O'Sullivan, Michael. "Exposing A Wound Of Its Own. National Gallery Buys Visceral Textile Work." The Washington Post (28 October 1996): D7.
1999Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century. Exh. cat. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Haus der Kunst, Munich. Washington, D.C., 1999: 196, fig. 64.
2002Sussman, Elisabeth, ed. Eva Hesse. San Francisco, 2002.

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