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Press Images – Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

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Salvatore Scarpitta, circa 1960–1969 / unidentified photographer. Leo Castelli Gallery records, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Note: All art below © Stella Alba Cartaino unless otherwise noted.


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Front: Sal Cragar, 1969. Rear, left to right: Racer’s Pillow, 1963; Moby Dick (Extramural-Composition n. 3), 1958; and Drummer Sergeant, 1963. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Left to right: Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper, Sal Is Racer, 1985 and Salvatore Scarpitta, Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special), 1985. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Left to right: Sundial for Racing, 1962; Sal Cragar, 1969; Tishamingo (for Franz Kline), 1964; Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special), 1985; and Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper, Sal Is Racer, 1985. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Front: Black Sled, 1974. Rear, left to right: Sundial for Racing, 1962; Tishamingo (for Franz Kline), 1964; and Moby Dick (Extramural-Composition n. 3), 1958. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Left to right: Sled Log, 1973 and Snowshoe Sled, 1974. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Front: Untitled, 1958. Rear, left to right: Sundial for Racing, 1962; Tishamingo (for Franz Kline), 1964; and Racer’s Pillow, 1963. Photo: Cathy Carver


Installation view of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2014. Front: Sal Cragar, 1969. Rear, left to right: Drummer Sergeant, 1963; Ponte S. Felice, 1958; Mas Tres, c. 1959; Nikos, 1958; and Sundial for Racing, 1962. Photo: Cathy Carver


Salvatore Scarpitta, Sal Cragar, 1969. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Sal Cragar (detail), 1969. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund. Photo: Cathy Carver


Salvatore Scarpitta, Sal Cragar, 1969. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special), 1985. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Stella Alba Cartaino and Gregory O’Neill, 2014. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special) (detail), 1985. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Stella Alba Cartaino and Gregory O’Neill, 2014. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special), 1985. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Stella Alba Cartaino and Gregory O’Neill, 2014. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Trevis Race Car (Sal Gambler Special) (detail), 1985. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Stella Alba Cartaino and Gregory O’Neill, 2014. Photo: Lee Stalsworth


Salvatore Scarpitta, Untitled, 1958. Private Collection. Photo courtesy Mnuchin Gallery


Salvatore Scarpitta, Moby Dick (Extramural-Composition n. 3), 1958. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; bequest of B.H. Friedman. Digital Image © Whitney Museum of American Art


Salvatore Scarpitta, Nikos, 1958. Collection of Nicholas Howey and Gerard Widdershoven. Photo: Robert Levin, NY


Salvatore Scarpitta, Mas Tres, c. 1959. Collection of Barbara Bertozzi Castelli. Photo courtesy Castelli Gallery


Salvatore Scarpitta, Sundial for Racing, 1962. Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Festival of Art Purchase Fund. Photo: Chris Brown Photography
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Salvatore Scarpitta, Racer’s Pillow, 1963. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; bequest of B.H. Friedman. Digital Image © Whitney Museum of American Art 


Salvatore Scarpitta, Tishamingo (for Franz Kline), 1964. Courtesy Luxembourg & Dayan, New York/London and Natalie Seroussi, Paris. Photo courtesy of Luxembourg & Dayan, New York/London and Natalie Seroussi, Paris


Salvatore Scarpitta, Snowshoe Sled, 1974. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of the Estate of Pat M. Dandignac, 2012. Photo: Cathy Carver


Salvatore Scarpitta, Cot and Lock Step n. 2 Cargo, 1989/2000 and Osoppo 44, 1990. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Luca Patrizio DiBenedetto, 2013. Photo: Cathy Carver


Salvatore Scarpitta, Cot and Lock Step n. 2 Cargo, 1989/2000 and Osoppo 44, 1990. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Luca Patrizio DiBenedetto, 2013. Photo: Cathy Carver


Salvatore Scarpitta, Cot and Lock Step n. 2 Cargo (detail), 1989/2000. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Gift of Luca Patrizio DiBenedetto, 2013. Photo: Cathy Carver

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