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Three People on Four Benches

George Segal (American, Bronx, New York 1924–2000 South Brunswick, New Jersey)

Date:
1979
Medium:
Plaster, wood, and metal
Dimensions:
52 x 144 x 58 in. (132.1 x 365.8 x 147.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the George and Helen Segal Foundation Inc., 2010
Accession Number:
2010.280a-g
  • Provenance

    This work remained in the artist's collection until the formation of The George and Helen Segal Foundation (set up by the artist and his widow before his death in 2000).This work remained in the artist's collection until the formation of The George and Helen Segal Foundation (set up by the artist and his widow before his death in 2000).

  • Exhibition History

    George Segal, Recent Sculpture in Plaster & Bronze by George Segal (New York: Sidney Janis, 1980): n.p. (cat. no. 2, illus.) [the work was exhibited in the eponymous show at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, October 1-November 1, 1980].

  • References

    Hilton Kramer, "When George Segal Goes Public," The New York Times (October 19, 1980): p. D36.

    Douglas Mazanec, "Inside George Segal: How does a very private man create public art?" Northern Ohio Live (June 1-14, 1981): pp. 28-30, 39 (illus.).

    George Segal [exhibition catalogue] (Tokyo: The Seibu Museum of Art, 1982): n.p. (illus. [in installation view of 1980 Sidney Janis exhib.]).

    Phyllis Tuchman, George Segal (New York: Abbeville Press, 1983): pp. 96 (illus. of bronze 2/3), 97.

    Sam Hunter and Don Hawthorne, George Segal (New York: Rizzoli, 1984): pp. 120ff, 121 (fig. 116, illus. of bronze AP1/3), 246 (fig. 257), 248-49 (illus. in color), 370 (cat. no. 164).

    "Fine Season for Viewing 42 Outdoor Sculptures," New York Times (November 25, 1990): p. 56 (illus.).

    [Shelley Lee, ed.], Gendai Bijutsu 11: Shigaru [Contemporary Great Masters, vol. 11: George Segal], (Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd., 1993): pp. 90 (cat. no. 76, illus. in color), 110.

    The Margulies Collection (Miami and New York: Martin Z. Margulies Foundation and Distributed Art Publishers, 2008): p. 275 (illus. in color of bronze 2/3).

    "Go See: George Segal at L&M Arts New York," Fad Daily website (March 2, 2010), (illus. in color).

    "Important Collection of Work by George Segal at L&M Arts," ArtFortune.com (March 2, 2010), (illus. in color).

    "Goings on about Town: George Segal," The New Yorker (March 25, 2010) [capsule review of L&M exhibition "George Segal" (February 17-April 3, 2010) with oblique reference to the present sculpture, which was in the show]

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