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Pachanak

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This piece is part of Stella's Indian Bird series, a precursor of his current work. The series is composed of twelve exuberant reliefs that Stella conceived and first executed as metal maquettes (small models) when he was visiting friends in Ahmedabad, India. The brilliant color and metallic...

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Provenance

The artist; with M. Knoedler and Company, New York; 1980, purchased by The Gund Collection, Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA, Boston, September 26, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund

Copyright

© 2011 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

1979

Dimensions

233.7 x 307.3 x 91.4 cm (92 x 121 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

2001.581

Medium or Technique

Mixed media on corrugated aluminum

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture