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    NANCY GRAVES (American, 1940-1995)
    Aspira, 1984
    Bronze with baked enamel
    35-1/2 x 21-1/2 x 11 inches (90.2 x 54.6 x 27.9 cm)
    Inscribed on "seed pod" foot: Aspira NG 4-84 TX
    Foundry: Tallix Foundry, Peekskill, New York

    PROVENANCE:
    From the Collection of a Fortune 500 Company

    EXHIBITED:
    Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, Six in Bronze, January 15-February 26, 1984 (traveled to Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio; The Brooklyn Museum, New York; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California)
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Nancy Graves: A Sculpture Retrospective, February 19-April 26, 1987 (traveled to The Fort Worth Art Museum; Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara; The Brooklyn Museum, New York)

    LITERATURE:
    G. Sachson, "Ask Me About Art," Plano Star Courier, July 1, 1987, Section C, p. 8 (illustrated)
    E.A. Carmean, Jr., L. Cathcart, R. Hughes, and M. Shapiro, The Sculpture of Nancy Graves: A Catalogue Raisonné, Hudson Hills Press, New York, NY in association with the Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1987, pp. 130, cat. no. 157 (illustrated) and 195.

    NOTE:
    We want to thank the Nancy Graves Foundation for providing us with the additional information.


    More information about NANCY GRAVES, also known as Graves, Nancy, Graves, Nancy Stevenson, Nancy Graves.



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    October, 2010
    27th Wednesday
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