Yves Klein. Blue sponge, (1959).

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Tremaine Collection / Miller Co. art & design
15 March 2019 | Updated 9 October 2019

Yves Klein
Blue sponge, (1959)
Sponge in blue plaster
45 x 21 in. (114.3 x 53.3 cm)
Acquired 1959 from Iris Clert Gallery, Paris


The current location of Yves Klein’s Blue sponge is unknown. Click to see photo of the artwork (Sotheby’s auction webpage, 14 May 2013).

To learn more about the exhibitions featuring Yves Klein’s Blue sponge since 1959, click the link(s) to article and exhibition compilations with documentation below.

Emily Hall Tremaine Papers at the Smithsonian, reproduction permissions section: Shortlisted guide to artworks

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ADC staff - 19 Mar 20

Emily Hall Tremaine Papers at the Smithsonian, reproduction permissions section: Shortlisted guide to artworks To assist researchers, below is a quick scan through the documentation that specifies which artworks are mentioned in each folder. As a reminder, this documentation provides leads,...

The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters exhibition catalogue (list of photos of artworks and designs) (1984)

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ADC staff - 26 Aug 19

The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters exhibition catalogue (list of photos of artworks and designs) (1984) The following is a photo index of the catalogue accompanying the exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT (26 February - 29 April 1984). The following photos of artworks...

Tremaine Collection artworks and designs in exhibitions (compilation; 1945-present)

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ADC staff - 16 Jun 16

Tremaine Collection artworks and designs in exhibitions (compilation; 1945-present) Starting with their Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art, Burton Tremaine and Emily Hall Tremaine, known for her great eye, built a collection of works which were featured in hundreds of exhibitions. After...