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Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

The Flayed Angels

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Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
The Flayed Angels
signed 'R SMITHSON 1961' (lower left of each element); signed again, titled and dated again 'R. SMITHSON "The FLAYED ANGELS" 1961' (on the reverse of each element)
diptych--oil on canvas
each: 60 x 26 in. (152.4 x 66 cm.)
Painted in 1961.
Provenance
Acquired from the artist
The Estate of George Lester, Connecticut
Exhibited
New York, Marlene Eleini Gallery, Robert Smithson: Early Works, March-May 1988.
Oslo, The National Museum of Contemporary Art; Stockholm, Modern Museum and Ishoj, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Robert Smithson Retrospective: Works 1955-1973, February 1999-January 2000.
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Dallas Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, Robert Smithson, September 2004-October 2005.

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