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Drawing for the Box with the Sound of its Own Making

Photo: Scott Leen

Drawing for the Box with the Sound of its Own Making


Robert Morris

American, 1931 - 2018

Graphite and black marker on paper and plastic
16 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (41.9 x 52.1 cm)
Gift of the Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection
Provenance: Green Gallery, New York; Virginia and Bagley Wright, Seattle, Washington, 1965; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1983
Photo: Scott Leen
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryBellingham, Washington, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Sighted/Sited At Western: Drawings For Sculpture, July 2 - Aug. 11, 1990.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Five Installations on the Fourth Floor: Varieties of Sculpture, June 26 - Dec. 18, 1997.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, City of Tomorrow: Jinny Wright and the Art That Shaped a New Seattle, Oct. 23, 2020 - Jan. 18, 2021.
Published ReferencesWeiss, Jeffrey. Robert Morris: Object Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013; p. 84, reproduced fig. 1.

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