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Provenance

Paul Eluard [1895-1952], Paris;[1] purchased 1938 by Sir Roland A. Penrose [1900-1984], London;[2] purchased 3 May 1977 through (E.V. Thaw and Co., New York) by NGA.[3]

Exhibition History

1936
The International Surrealist Exhibition, New Burlington Galleries, London, 1936, no. 12.
1937
Surrealist Exhibition, University Arts Society, Cambridge, 1937, no. 3.
1939
Abstract and Concrete Art, Guggenheim Jeune, London, 1939, no. 2.
1958
Arp, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1958, no. 34, repro.
1969
Jean Arp (1886-1966): A Retrospective Exhibition, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles; Des Moines Art Center; Museum of Fine Art, Dallas; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1968-1969, no. 21, repro.
1971
Surréalisme, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, 1971, no. 1.
1973
Pioneers of Modern Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London, 1973, no. 56, repro.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 69, repro.
1978
Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, Hayward Gallery, London, 1978, no. 3.9.
1979
The Planar Dimension: Europe 1912-1932, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1979, no. 40, repro.
1979
The Spirit of Surrealism, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1979, no. 6, repro.
1983
Arp: The Dada Reliefs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1983, brochure, repro.
1987
Arp 1886-1966, traveling exh., 6 venues, 1986-1988, no. 48, repro. (shown only at last three venues: Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art).
1993
Surrealism: Revolution by Night, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1993, no. 2, repro., as Forest: Earthly Shapes.
1994
The Romantic Spirit in German Art 1790-1990, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Hayward Gallery, London; Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1994-1995, no. 182, repro. (shown only in Edinburgh and London).
2001
The Surrealist and the Photographer: Roland Penrose and Lee Miller, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, 2001, no. 37, repro.
2005
Dada, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2005-2006, no. 37, repro.
2006
Merz-gebiete. Kurt Schwitters und seine Freunde [Merz areas. Kurt Schwitters and His Friends], Sprengel Museum, Hannover, 2006-2007, no. 6, repro.
2008
Art is Arp, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg; Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, 2008-2009, no. 75, repro.

Bibliography

1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 22, repro.
2013
Carmean, Jr., E.A. "Seeing the Tree for the Forest." Art News (February 2013): 54-56, repro.

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