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Accession II
Accession II

© The Estate of Eva Hesse. Hauser & Wirth Zürich London

Accession II

Eva Hesse(American, 1936-1970)

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“I like this work because from the outside it looks like a simple, metal box, but the interior is much more complex -- it's filled with thousands of short tubes that create an interesting texture. And this sculpture is even more impressive when you imagine the amount of time it took the artist to attach each tube by hand. I have the urge to touch it every time I see it.”

Holly Harman, Interpretive Specialist

1968 (1969)
Galvanized steel and vinyl
30 3/4 x 30 3/4 x 30 3/4 in. 78.1 x 78.1 x 78.1 cm
Contemporary Art after 1950
Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund and Miscellaneous Gifts Fund
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Collection of the artist Fischbach Gallery, New York (dealer) The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, before 1970 Droll/Kolbert Gallery, New York (dealer) Collection of Detroit Institute of Arts, 1979
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