Grundriss New Babylon über The Hague, 1964

Constant (1920-2005)

New Babylon over Den Haag / Grundriss New Babylon über The Hague, 1966

Photographer: Tom Haartsen © Constant/Fondation Constant c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2015

Collage of Gelatin Silver Print on fiber-based, developing out paper with watercolor and applied graphic line art, adhered overall to a secondary support made from wood pulp, 100,5 x 132,5 x 1,5 cm

Provenance

  • Collection Fondation Constant
  • Longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands, 2008 - 2015

Exhibited

  • 1966, February 26 – March 24, ‘Constant’, Provinciaal/Noordbrabants Museum ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
  • 1998, November 22 – 1999, January 10, 'Constant – New Babylon', Witte de With, Center for contemporary art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015, October 20, – 2016, February 29, 'Constant – New Babylon', Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (upcoming exhibition)

Literature

  • J.W.M. van Haaren and Constant Nieuwenhuys, 'Constant – paintings, gouaches, constructions, models from Cobra to New Babylon' [exhib.cat.], Provinciaal/Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, February 26 – March 25, 1966, cat. nr. 99

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