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One of the most acclaimed sculptors of his generation, Tony Cragg's sculptures can largely be organized into groups according to the different materials from which they are made: stone, clay, bronze, glass, as well as synthetic materials like polystyrene, carbon- or glass-fiber. His sensitivity...

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From the artist to the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; 2007, sold by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2007)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by members of the 2006–2007 Contemporary Art Visiting Committee: Robert and Jane Burke, Ann and Graham Gund, Elizabeth and Woody Ives, Ellen and Robert Jaffe, Joyce and Edward Linde, JoAnn McGrath, Susan W. Paine, Rhonda and Michael Zinner, Robert and Esta Epstein, Gail and Ernst von Metzsch, John and Amy Berylson, Lorraine and Alan Bressler, Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser, The Fine Family Foundation, Sandra and Gerald Fineberg, Martin and Deborah Hale, Eloise and Arthur Hodges, Richard and Nancy Lubin, Davis and Carol Noble, Steven Rogowski, Elizabeth and Samuel Thorne, Stephen and Dorothy Weber, Robert Beal, Marvin and Ann Collier, Marlene and David Persky, Judith and Bruce Eissner, Edward and Carole Rudman, Karin and David Chamberlain, John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mary L. Cornille, Marcia Kamentsky, Katherine R. Kirk, Ann Beha and Robert Radloff, Jan Colombi and Jay Reeg, Robert and Bettye Freeman, Allison D. Salke, and Lois B. Torf, with additional funds from the Robert M. Rosenberg Family Fund, Stephen D. and Susan W. Paine Acquisition Fund for 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Doran Family Fund for Contemporary Artists created in memory of Stephen D. Paine, and Irving W. and Charlotte F. Rabb Acquisition Fund for the Department of Contemporary Art


© Tony Cragg



122 1/2 x 51 3/16 x 35 6/16 inches

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Medium or Technique

Bronze. Steel plate not original to object.


Contemporary Art