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Friday Gallery Talk: Assistant curator Mika Yoshitake gives a tour of “Gravity’s Edge”

Installation view of Gravity’s Edge at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Left to right: works by Paul Jenkins, Lynda Benglis, Anne Truitt, Sam Francis, and Morris Louis. Photo: Cathy Carver
Installation view of Gravity’s Edge at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Left to right: works by Paul Jenkins, Lynda Benglis, Anne Truitt, Sam Francis, and Morris Louis. Photo: Cathy Carver

Friday, March 28, 2014


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Assistant curator Mika Yoshitake gives a tour of Gravity’s Edge, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the Hirshhorn’s collection.

Lynda Benglis American, b. Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1941

Corner Piece
1969
Latex

Sam Francis American, b. San Mateo, California, 1923–1994

Untitled
1967
Acrylic on canvas

Blue Balls
1962
Oil on canvas

Untitled (Mako’s Rain)
1965
Gouache and watercolor on paper

Helen Frankenthaler American, b. New York City, 1928–2011

Indian Summer
1967
Acrylic on canvas

Paul Jenkins American, b. Kansas City, Missouri, 1923–2012

Phenomena Reverse Spell
1963
Synthetic polymer on canvas

Phenomena Tibetan Banner
1973
Acrylic on canvas

Phenomena Voyager
1972
Watercolor on paper

Phenomena Heart Of The Matter
1972
Watercolor on paper

Morris Louis American, b. Baltimore, Maryland, 1912–1962

Gamma Pi
1960
Magna on canvas

Buskin
1959
Magna on canvas

Delta Theta
1961
Magna on canvas

Kenneth Noland American, b. Asheville, North Carolina, 1924–2010

Dusk
1963
Acrylic on canvas

Rich Rhythm
1978
Acrylic on linen

Anne Truitt American, b. Baltimore, Maryland, 1921–2004

Night Naiad
1977
Acrylic on wood

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