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Title
Igloo
Artist
Mario Merz
Date
1971
Dimensions
overall installed 39.375 × 78.75 × 78.75 inches
Materials
steel tubes, neon tubing, wire mesh, transformer, C-clamps
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Sculpture
Accession Number
2001.64.1-.19
Style
Arte Povera
Edition
N.A.
Inscriptions
signed and stamped by Archivio Mario Merz on certificate of authenticity
Physical Description
A steel framed igloo draped with wire screen. Blue neon letters mount through the screen to form the equation “1 + 1 = 2”
Credit Line
T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2001