Iwo Jima

Jean Tinguely, Swiss, 1925 - 1991

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1965

Welded steel, electric motor, rollers, wood pedestal, and foot operated switch

Overall: 66 1/2 in. (168.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund and gifts from Dr. Franz H. and Gula A. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P and Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951, by exchange

S.977.22

Geography/Culture

Europe, Switzerland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Second Stage of Modernism: Art from 1945 to the present, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall, Churchill P. Lathrop, Friends, and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6-August 16, 1987.

Sculpture and Sculptor's Drawings, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, SArt 16,21, and 73, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 20-October 7, 1996.

New Acquisitions, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26, 2009-March 15, 2010.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30- September 21, 2001.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15, 2002.

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss & Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1978-January 21, 1979.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1984, p. 144.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.97, no.72.

Provenance

John and Kimiko Powers, New York; Obelisk Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1977.

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