Kenneth MartinSpiral Construction 1961

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Artist
Kenneth Martin (1905‑1984)
Title
Spiral Construction
Date 1961
MediumBrass and bronze
Dimensionsobject: 171 x 171 x 248 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1962
Reference
T00554
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00554

Phosphor bronze and brass, 171 x 171 x 248 mm (6 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 9 ¾ in), on a wooden base 150 x 200 x 20 mm (5 7/8 x 8 1/8 x ¾ in)
Purchased from the artist through the Lords Gallery, London (Grant-in-Aid) 1962

Exhibited:
Kenneth Martin: A Retrospective Exhibition, Lords Gallery, London, October-November 1962 (31)
Documenta 4, Kassel, June-October 1968 (8)

Literature:
Tate Gallery Review 1953-63 and Report 1962-3, London 1963, p.55
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, Tate Gallery: The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, vol.II, London 1965, p.428

Spiral Construction was made at the same time and on the same small scale as the maquettes for Kenneth Martin’s fountain for Brixton College of Further Education, 1960-1… (read more)

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