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Welded steel, canvas and wire
Overall: 132.1 x 121.6 x 30.5 cm (52 x 47 7/8 x 12 in.)
Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art 1967.77
© Lee Bontecou
While making Untitled and other similar works, Bontecou recalled, “At one time I had a joy and excitement about outer space—nothing was known about black holes—just huge, intangible, dangerous, entities, and I felt great excitement when the little Sputnik flew,” offering one interpretation for work’s mysterious orifice. Quoted in Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective. Exh. Cat. (Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2003): 174.
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