Description: bronze wire, zinc, aluminum, bronzed aluminum and lacquer coating
Dimensions: 36 by 25 by 8 in. 91.4 by 63.5 by 20.3 cm.
Medium: bronze wire, zinc, aluminum, bronzed aluminum and lacquer coating
Condition Report: This work is in very good and stable condition overall. All elements are intact. There is wear along the edges and at the various corners of the work. The variations in surface texture are inherent to the artist's working method. There are some scattered hairline surface accretions and and faint surface dust within the recesses of the work.
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Exhibited: New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Benglis, October - November 1982
Detroit, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Lynda Benglis, June - September 1983
Chicago, Dart Gallery, Lynda Benglis, November 1983
Literature: Vivien Raynor, "Art: Knot-Theme Sculptures By Lynda Benglis," The New York Times, 26 November 1982, illustrated
Provenance: Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans
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Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1985)
Gift of the above to the present owner