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Magic Box

Artist:
Kenneth Noland (American, Asheville, North Carolina 1924–2010 Port Clyde, Maine)
Date:
1959
Medium:
Magna on canvas
Dimensions:
93 1/4 × 93 1/4 in. (236.9 × 236.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.8
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (reverse, on stretcher): title–Magic Box
Joseph Slivka (from early 1960s); [M. Knoedler & Co., Inc, New York, until 1976; no. KCA 1093 1008; sold to MMA]

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Kenneth Noland: Retrospective," April 15–July 15, 1977, no. 16.

Washiington, D.C. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. "Kenneth Noland: Retrospective," October 1–November 27, 1977, no. 16.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions," October 16, 1979–January 30, 1980, no catalogue.

Kathleen Howard, ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. New York, 1983, p. 424, no. 29, ill. (color).

Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque et al. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 9, The United States of America. New York, 1987, p. 146, colorpl. 110.

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