untitled (Hood Museum of Art)

Joel Shapiro, American, born 1941




Height: 21 ft. (640 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from Kirsten and Peter Bedford, Class of 1989P, Sondra and Celso Gonzalez-Falla, Daryl and Steven Roth, Class of 1962; and an anonymous donor; The Lathrop Fellows, including Kristin and Peter Bedford; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burke, Class of 1944; Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gates, Class of 1959; Jerome Goldstein, Class of 1954; Mr. and Mrs. W. Patrick Gramm, Class of 1952; Mrs. Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924W; Melville Straus, Class of 1960; Frederick Henry, Class of 1967; Mrs. Preston T. Kelsey, Class of 1958W; Mrs. Richard Lombard, Class of 1953W; and an anonymous friend; purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund and the Claire and Richard P. Morse 1953 Fund; Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange.

© Joel Shapiro/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


On view


Inscribed, on north face of installation mount; Shapiro 1989-1990

Course History

GEOG 45, Exploring Nature and Culture in New England, Abigail Neely, Summer 2015

ITAL 3, Introductory Italian III, Damiano Benvegnu, Fall 2016

ITAL 3, Introductory Italian 3, Damiano Benvengnu, Spring 2017

Ital 3, Introductory Italian 3, Damiano Benvegnu, Summer 2017

SART 16, Sculpture I, Matt Seigle, Spring 2022

SART 16.01, Sculpture I, William Ransom, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

Public Art, Bedford Courtyard, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.

Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2017, In Relationship: Finding Balance in Modern American Sculpture, Madeline Thompson, Class of 2017, Kathyrn Conroy Programing Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. https://www.mthompson.vsfd.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/

Publication History

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. 12, fig. 19, p.117, no. 91.

Public Art at Dartmouth, A Walking Tour of the Public Sculpture Collection on Campus (brochure), Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2014, p. 1.


Paula Cooper Gallery, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1990.

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