Harry Kramer Sledge 1963

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Artwork details

Artist
Harry Kramer born 1925
Title
Sledge
Schlitten
Date 1963
Medium Metal
Dimensions Object: 762 x 1041 x 546 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Kate Maremont Foundation on behalf of Mr and Mrs Arnold H. Maremont 1971
Reference
T01300
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Harry Kramer born 1925

T01300 Sledge 1963

Not inscribed
Wire construction with electric motor, 30 x 41 x 21 1/2 (76.2 x 104 x 54.5)
Presented by the Kate Maremont Foundation on behalf of Mr and Mrs Arnold H. Maremont 1971
Prov: Mr and Mrs Arnold Maremont, Chicago (purchased from the artist through the Galerie Niepel, Düsseldorf, February 1965)
Exh: Documenta III, Kassel, June-October 1964 (works not listed; among a group of Kramer's sculptures of the years 1962-4)

Kramer's kinetic sculptures of this period are frequently fantastic in form and allude to such shapes as a torso (T00714), a foot or a cage.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.402, reproduced p.402


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