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Arnaldo Pomodoro

Asse del movimento I

Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Asse del movimento I

Asse del movimento I

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Arnaldo Pomodoro

b. 1926

Asse del movimento I

incised with the signature Arnaldo Pomodoro and number 2/9 (lower edge)


23 by 21 by 21 in.  

58.4 by 53.3 by 53.3 cm.

Executed in 1983; this example is number 2 from an edition of 9 plus 2 artist's proofs. 

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All elements are present and stable. There is a fine layer of surface dust present, most notably in the crevices, visible upon close inspection. Under close inspection and raking light, there are minor and unobtrusive surface scratches and scuffs.

The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

The artist

Felix Landau Gallery

Barnet Hodes, Chicago

Thence by descent to the present owner

Flaminio Gualdoni, ed., Arnaldo Pomodoro: Catalogo ragionato della sculptura, Tomo II, Milan, 2007, no. 711, p. 628, another example illustrated

San Francisco, Steven Wirtz Gallery, Arnaldo Pomodoro: Intimations of Egypt, 1985 (another example exhibited)

Tokyo, Contemporary Sculpture Center and Osaka, Contemporary Sculpture Center, Arnaldo Pomodoro, 1985, p. 27, illustrated (another example exhibited)

Linate-Orly, Artistes Italiens, 1985 (another example exhibited)

New York, Marisa Del Re Gallery, Sculpture for Public Spaces: Maquettes, Models and Proposals, 1986, p. 20, illustrated (another example exhibited)

Milan, Studio Marconi, Arnaldo Pomodoro: Papiri e altre forme, 1986, n.p., illustrated (another example exhibited)

Rezzato, Villa Fenaroli, La pietra e il bronzo - Sculture, 1988, p. 36, illustrated (another example exhibited)

Novara, Palazzo del Broletto, Galleria Sorrenti, Arnaldo Pomodoro, 1989, illustrated (another example exhibited)

Milan, Galleria Blu, La scultura, lingua morta?, 1999 - 2000, p. 79, illustrated (another example exhibited)