Larry Poons Out 1967

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Artwork details

Artist
Larry Poons born 1937
Title
Out
Date 1967
Medium Acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1981 x 5191 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1968
Reference
T01053
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Larry Poons born 1937

T01053 Out 1967

Not inscribed
Acrylic on canvas, 78 x 204 3/8 (198 x 519)
Purchased from Kasmin Ltd. (Grant-in-Aid) 1968
Prov: With Kasmin Ltd., London, and Lawrence Rubin, New York (purchased jointly from the artist)
Exh: Larry Poons, Kasmin Ltd., London, April-May 1968 (works not listed)
Lit: Kermit S. Champa, 'New Paintings by Larry Poons' in Artforum, VI, Summer 1968, p.42, repr. p.41 with the date 1968
Repr: Ronald Alley, Recent American Art (London 1969), pl.30 in colour

The artist titled this in the course of the Kasmin exhibition. Although not the latest picture in the show, it marked his most extreme departure to date from the tightly-structured paintings with which he had originally made his name. Its date was given as 1967 when it was purchased in April 1968.

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, pp.619-20, reproduced p.619

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