BOUÉE DE SAUVETAGE
accumulation of welded irons
Executed in 1962, this work is unique.
This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number APA# 8005.62.002.
This work is registered in the archives of Denyse Durand-Ruel under number 371.
81 x 35,5 x 37 cm; 31 7/8 x 13 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.
Sale: London, Christie's, Contemporary Art, 22 February 1990, lot no. 371
Acquired from the above sale by the current owners
Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts; New York, The Brooklyn Museum; Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts; Arman, 1955-1991, A Retrospective, 17 November-2 August 1991; catalogue, p. 70, no. 24, illustrated
Vence, Château Notre-Dame des Fleurs, Galerie Beaubourg, Les Nouveaux Réalistes, 26 June-31 October 1997
Vence, Château de Villeneuve, Arman, la traversée des objets, 2000-2001; catalogue, illustrated
Boca Raton, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Arman, through and across objects, 21 November-13 January 2002; catalogue, illustrated
Vence, Château Notre-Dame des Fleurs, Galerie Beaubourg, 1 July-31 October 2002
Otto Hahn, Arman, 1972, p. 18, illustrated
Denyse Durand-Ruel, Catalogue Raisonné II, Turin, 1991, p.157, no. 311, illustrated
Pierre Nahon, L'Histoire de la Galerie Beaubourg I 1936-1988, Paris, 2009, p.147, illustrated