Cheval Rouge - Washington, DC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 53.452 W 077° 01.394
18S E 324528 N 4306611
Quick Description: Cheval Rouge, aka Red Horse, is located in the sculpture garden of the National Gallery of Art.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2010 2:40:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM9D8J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 11

Long Description:
Imagination is required to see the "horse" as this piece has six legs. When prompted that it was an animal, the younger members of our group came up with red elephant with a trunk to the ground and an ear. Abstract art is sometimes a challenge...
TITLE: Cheval Rouge

ARTIST(S): Alexander Calder

DATE: 1974

MEDIUM: Painted sheet metal

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 08600068

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
National Gallery of Art
Fourth Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20565


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
None, although some temporary caution tape around the piece during the time of visit


Visit Instructions:
Please give the date of your visit, your impressions of the sculpture, and at least ONE ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH. Add any additional information you may have, particularly any personal observations about the condition of the sculpture.
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