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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Construction with ladders, 1961

Photographer

Tom Haartsen

Constructie met ladders

1961
New Babylon
146,5cm
x 112,2cm
linen
oil paint
Collection Galerie Haas, Zurich

CID

634

Constant himself gave this work the title Visionaire stad (Visionary city) but when the work was exhibited at the Biennale in Venice in 1966 the work was titled Constructie met ladders.

    English title

    Construction with Ladders

    Alternate titles

    Visionaire stad
    1956 Archive entry
    Construction with Ladders
    1966
    Construzzione con scale
    1966
    Die Stadt
    1961

    Signed/dated

    Signed and dated Constant '61, right from center on top of the white horizon on the right of the red triangle, scratched in black fond.

    Provenance

    1961 Constant
    2005 Legacy Constant - Trudy Nieuwenhuys-van der Horst
    2006 Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, NL, longterm loan Trudy Nieuwenhuys-van der Horst
    2012 Fondation Constant, NL
    2015 Collection Galerie Haas, Zurich (Art Basel, CH)
    Tags
    Abstract
    Black
    Blue
    Cityscape
    Futuristic
    Green
    Red
    White
    Yellow

    Frame dimensions

    148,2 x 114,2 x 3,5 cm
    Title Type Year
    Constant Article 2015
    Constant oder der Weg nach New Babylon Film 1968

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