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Mark DI SUVERO

China born 1933

  • Movements: United States of America from 1941

T'ang October 1977 Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: Experimentation and development, artist, Ron McPherson and Stanley Grinstein Collaborators: Ron McPherson and Stanley Grinstein
sculptures, steel
Technique: torch-cut steel plate, 5 pieces
Edition: one of an unnumbered edition of 50 plus 20 special proofs, 5 artist's copies, 5 publisher's copies, 3 Gemini G E L impressions, 4 trial copies, 1 right to print proof
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L.
Place Published: Edition production, Western Steel Cutting, Inc.
Date Published: 1977-10-

Edition Notes: "5/8" [1.6 cm] hot rolled steel plate was torch-cut from an optical pattern. The heat burr was removed with a steel grinder, and both sides were wire brushed. The artist's initials were then stamped into the sculpture using a hydraulic press and a stamp made by the artist from plow steel." (Gemini G E L documentation, NGA file 82/0389, folio 119)
Primary Insc: piece 5, inscribed, u.r., "di S", inscribed using a hydraulic press, not dated
Secondary Insc: piece 5, inscribed, stamped, side, "PC 5"
37.8 h x 32.7 w x 1.6 d cm
installation variable
Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2460
© Courtesy of the Artist and Spacetime CC.
Provenance:
  • Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, publisher, 1977-78;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, May 1978