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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION

Robert Smithson
THE CRYOSPHERE
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 713,000 USD
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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION

Robert Smithson
THE CRYOSPHERE
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 713,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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Robert Smithson
1938 - 1973
THE CRYOSPHERE
painted steel with chrome inserts in 6 units
Each: 17 x 17 x 6 in. 43.2 x 43.2 x 15.2 cm.
Executed in 1966.
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Provenance

John Weber Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in June 1988

Exhibited

New York, Jewish Museum, Primary Structures, April - June 1966
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Robert Smithson, September 2004 - October 2005, p. 20, illustrated (Los Angeles only) (detail, installation photograph at the Jewish Museum), endsheet, illustrated (Smithson carrying one unit) 

Literature

Robert Hobbs, Robert Smithson: Sculpture, London, 1981, cat. no. 5, p. 65, illustrated
Jack Flam ed., Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings, Los Angeles, 1996, p. 12, illustrated

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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New York