Hirshhorn Sculpture on Exhibit in Taiwan

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Summary

"The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum" opens at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan. This begins a museum tour that will include Otsu, Tokyo, Iwaki, and Takamatsu, Japan. This is the largest exhibition ever sent overseas by the Hirshhorn with some 60 works featuring Edgar Degas, Henry Matisse, Henry Moore, and Auguste Rodin.

Subject

  • Degas, Edgar 1834-1917
  • Matisse, Henri, 1896-1954
  • Moore, Henry 1898-
  • Rodin, Auguste 1840-1917
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum (Traveling exhibition) (1995: Taiwan)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1995. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996, p. 19.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 24, 1995

Topic

  • Sculpture
  • Exhibitions
  • Artists

Place

  • Japan
  • Taiwan

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