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Concetto Spaziale, In Piazza San Marco Di Notte Con Teresita by LUCIO FONTANA

LUCIO FONTANA

(ITALIAN, 1899 - 1968)

Concetto Spaziale, In Piazza San Marco Di Notte Con Teresita , 1961

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Materials:

acrylic and colored glass stones on canvas

Measurements:

59.06 in. (150.00 cm.) (height) by 59.06 in. (150.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed 'l. fontana' (lower right); signed and titled 'l. fontana Concetto Spaziale, In piazza San Marco di notte con Teresita' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Venice, Palazzo Grassi – Centro Internazionale delle Arti e del Costume, Arte e Contemplazione, 1961. Milan, Palazzo Reale, Lucio Fontana, 1972, no. 160 (illustrated, p. 209). Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Lucio Fontana. Concetti spaziali, 1976, no. 72. New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Lucio Fontana 1899-1968. A Retrospective, 1977, no. 69 (illustrated, p. 75). Madrid, Palacio de Velàzquez, Lucio Fontana. El espacio como exploración, 1982, no. 58 (illustrated, p. 80). Munich, Staatsgalerie Moderne Kunst, Lucio Fontana, 1983-1984, no. 82 (illustrated, p. 100). This exhibition later travelled to Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe and Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld. Toyama, The Museum of Modern Art, Lucio Fontana, 1986, no. 72 (illustrated, pp. 72, 116). This exhibition later travelled to Karuizawa, The Museum of Modern Art Seibu Takanawa; Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art; Fukushi-ma, Iwaki City Art Museum and Amagasaki, Seibu Tsukashin Hall. Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Lucio Fontana, 1987-1988, p. 238 (illustrated in colour, p. 239). This exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Fundació Caixa de Pensions; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum and London, Whitechapel Gallery. Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Lucio Fontana. Retrospektive, 1996–1997, no. 65 (illustrated in colour, pp. 107, 220). This exhibition later travelled to Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig. Verona, Palazzo Forti, Lucio Fontana, Metafore barocche, 2002-2003 (illustrated in colour, pp. 86, 125). Venice, Guggenheim Museum, Lucio Fontana: Venezia – New York, 2006-2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 93). This exhibition later travelled to New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Literature:

M. Tapié, Devenir de Fontana, Turin 1961 (illustrated, unpaged). E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana. Catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environnements spatiaux, Brussels 1974, vol. I (illustrated in colour, p. 74); vol. II, no. 61 O 51 (illustrated, p. 110). E. Crispolti, Fontana. Catalogo generale, Milan 1986, vol. I, no. 61 O 51 (illustrated, p. 373; illustrated in colour, p. 382). E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana. Catalogo generale di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, Milan 2006, vol. II, no. 61 O 51 (illustrated, p. 559). B. Hess, Lucio Fontana 1899-1968. A New Fact in Sculpture, Cologne 2006 (illustrated in colour, p. 58). Audible Presence: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Cy Twombly, exh. cat., New York, Dominique Lévy, 2013 (historical installation view illustrated, p. 42).

Provenance:

Toninelli Arte Moderna, Milan. Private Collection, Milan.

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