Exhibitions/ Art Object

Untitled

Artist:
Frederick Sommer (American, born Italy, 1905–1999)
Date:
1940s
Medium:
Paper, glass, paint on masonite
Dimensions:
22.9 x 16.5 cm. (9 x 6 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Assemblages
Credit Line:
Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.542.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on frame, verso: "8490"
Muriel Kallis Newman

Sommer photographed this collage on its own against an abstract background in 1951 (Moon Culmination) and a few years later placed it in a frame, recasting it as an object in its own right.
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