Artists

1960-1969

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Provenance

Pace Gallery, New York, 1967
Private Collection

Exhibitions

possibly, New York, Pace Gallery, Eduardo Paolozzi: New Sculpture and Screenprints, November - December 1967

Description

Paolozzi's interest in chrome-plated steel as a material for his work emerged in 1964, inspired by his visits to the 'Alpha Engineering Works' in Ipswich where he was then making aluminium pieces. Although the chrome pieces have been compared to minimalist sculpture their reflective surfaces, which react with their surroundings in such a lively manner, are in strong contrast to the neutral materials used by minimalists Judd and Morris.