jeudi 26 avril 2012

Balla, Laurens, Palermo, Smithson (Gyrostasis) - Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC



Boccioni's Fist - Lines of Force II, 1916-7, reconstructed 1956-58, cast 1968
Giacomo Balla (Italian, b. Turin, 1871-1958)


Man with Clarinet, 1919
Henri Laurens (French, b. Paris, 1885-1954)


The Guitar, 1928
Henri Laurens (French, b. Paris, 1885-1954)


Blinky Palermo - Retrospective 1964-1971


Blinky Palermo - Retrospective 1964-1971



Gyrostasis, 1968
Robert Smithson (American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938-1973)

“Gyrostasis” refers to the type of physics associated with rotating bodies and their ability to maintain equilibrium. The Minimalist curvature is actually composed of a series of triangles.
[cf. http://www.artsobserver.com/2012/02/09/gyrostasis-by-robert-smithson-is-an-intriguing-suspended-curvature/]




Foto MSChirca, 2011 - Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC

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