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L'Etoile (Star)

© Estate of Jean Arp / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany

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© Estate of Jean Arp / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

Jean (Hans) Arp

French, born Germany, 1886-1966

L'Etoile (Star), 1956

bronze

Edition: 2/3

overall: 25 x 13 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches (63.5 x 33.34 x 6.35 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Charles Clifton Fund, 1958

1958:3

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Class

Sculpture (visual work)

Work Type

Cast (sculpture)

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L'Étoile (Star) is a sublime example of the way Jean (Hans) Arp was able to imbue some of the densest sculptural materials—such as marble or bronze—with perfect balance, poise, and apparent weightlessness.

Label from Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder, March 25, 2011–April 15, 2012

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