Nébulose Méchanique, 1958

Constant (1920-2005)

Nébulose Méchanique, 1958

Photographer: Floris Kniepstra c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2015

Metal wire, aluminum, perspex and wood, 74 x 59 x 23 cm

Provenance

  • Collection B. Wisman, Amsterdam
  • Collection Stuijvenberg, The Netherlands
  • Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, 1996

Exhibited

  • 1965, October 1 – November 21, ‘constant’, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
  • 1966, June – November, 'Cobra and New Babylon', 33rd Biennale of Venice, Dutch Pavilion
  • 1967, May 23 – June 30, ‘Constant – Von Cobra bis New Babylon’, Galerie Heseler, Munich

Literature

  • 'constant’ [exhib.cat], The Hague: Haags Gemeentemuseum, October 1 – November 21 1965: p. 39, cat. 150
  • ‘Constant – Von Cobra bis New Babylon’ [exhib.cat], Munich: Galerie Heseler, May 23 – June 30, 1967, p. 12 , ill. in b/w
  • ‘Constant’, Paris: Bibliothèque D’Alexandrie, 1959: p. 10-11 (black and white image and full-page detail) Fanny Kelk, ‘Constant, een illustratie van vrijheid’, Amsterdam: Stadsdrukkerij, 1974, p. 23 (sketch for Nébulose Mécanique) '33rd Biennale di Venezia' [exhib.cat], Venice, 1966, p. 129, nr. 28

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