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ARCHIPENKO, Alexander

Kiev, Ukraine 1887 - New York, United States 1964

Ray

Ray

before 1958 model from 1919 cast

aluminium

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 63 x 8 12 x 6 in.

signed : Archipenko
numbered : 2

Acc. No.: 2002.87a-b

Credit Line: Carolyn T. Anderson, Eugenie Mayer Bolz, Brittingham, Elvehjem Museum of Art General, Alice Drews Gladfelter Memorial, Harry and Margaret P. Glicksman, Alexander and Henrietta W. Hollaender, Walter J. and Cecille Hunt, John S. Lord, Richard R. and Jean D. McKenzie, William R. Mitchell, Cyril W. Nave, Bertha Ardt Plaenert, F. J. Sensenbrenner, Richard E. Stockwell, Earl O. Vits, Ruth C. Wallerstein, Malcolm K. and Bertha Whyte, and Mary Katharina Williams and Martin P. Schneider Endowment Funds, and Art Collections, Thomson "Tommy" Bartlett Estate, Elvehjem Museum of Art Membership, Michael J. Kretschman, Pearl A. Schwake Estate, Rosalind Tough, and Margaret Waterman Estate in memory of Lester W. Cameron Funds purchase

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Chazen Museum of Art, Madison


Provenance

  • 1958, purchased from the artist
  • 2002, November 7, New York, Christie's, lot 1148
  • 2002, Carolyn T. Anderson, Eugenie Mayer Bolz, Brittingham, Elvehjem Museum of Art General, Alice Drews Gladfelter Memorial, Harry and Margaret P. Glicksman, Alexander and Henrietta W. Hollaender, Walter J. and Cecille Hunt, John S. Lord, Richard R. and Jean D. McKenzie, William R. Mitchell, Cyril W. Nave, Bertha Ardt Plaenert, F. J. Sensenbrenner, Richard E. Stockwell, Earl O. Vits, Ruth C. Wallerstein, Malcolm K. and Bertha Whyte, and Mary Katharina Williams and Martin P. Schneider Endowment Funds, and Art Collections, Thomson "Tommy" Bartlett Estate, Elvehjem Museum of Art Membership, Michael J. Kretschman, Pearl A. Schwake Estate, Rosalind Tough, and Margaret Waterman Estate in memory of Lester W. Cameron Funds purchase

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, October 30, 2015
  • 1985 Karshan
    D. Karshan, Archipenko: Sculpture, Drawings and Prints 1908-1963, Danville, Indiana University Press, 1985, no. 151

Exhibitions

  • 1959 Caracas
    Expresionismo en Alemania, Caracas, Sala de Exposiciones Fundación Eugenio Mendoza, November 1 - December 31, 1959

    1961 Caracas
    De Rodin a Nuestros Dias, Caracas, Sala de Exposiciones Fundación Eugenio Mendoza, October 1961

    2006 New York
    Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity, New York, Ukrainian Museum, August 26 - November 26, 2006, p. 201, no. 54