Lynda Benglis (b. 1941)
Lynda Benglis (b. 1941)
Lynda Benglis (b. 1941)
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Lynda Benglis (b. 1941)

Argonauta

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Lynda Benglis (b. 1941)
Argonauta
signed and titled 'LYNDA BENGLIS "ARGONAUTA"' (on the reverse)
gold leaf, gesso, Hydrocal, oil base size and brass wire mesh
35 ½ x 34 x 2 in. (90.2 x 86.4 x 5.1 cm.)
Executed in 1980.
Provenance
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Private collection, New York, 1980
Anon. sale; Sotheby's Arcade, New York, 7 November 1997, lot 464
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibited
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, List Center for the Visual Arts, Natural Forms and Forces: Abstract Images in American Sculpture, May-June 1986, p. 21 (illustrated).

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Lot Essay


My work is all about drawing, as well as volume, or lack of volume, or air. A lot of the forms I have done are vessels that are containing something, or not containing something, and are living and breathing.
—Lynda Benglis
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