Cheval Rouge - Washington, DC
Posted by: 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
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
MEDIUM: Painted sheet metal
CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 08600068
Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]
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
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