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POL BURY (1922-2005)

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Le lutrin ou Erectile, 1963 Sculpture in stained wood and electric motor. Signed, dated, and titled on the reverse. Sculpture in stained wood and electric motor. Signed, dated, and titled on the reverse. H_170 cm W_40 cm D_49,2 cm Provenance: private collection, Paris This work is registered in the online catalogue raisonné of Pol Bury under number S041 Bibliography: - André Balthazar. Pol Bury. Milan: Sergio Tosi, 1967, ill. b/w. - Guy Brett. Kinetic art. The language of Movement. London - New York: Studio-Vista - Reinhold Art Paperback - John Lewis, 1968, p.54, ill. (detail). - Dore Ashton. Pol Bury. Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1970, p.30, ill.7 - André Balthazar, Daniel Abadie. Cnacarchives 7. Pol Bury. Ivry, 1972, p.13, ill. - Viviane Baras-Flament. Pol Bury. 2014 bibliographical references in 4 volumes. Brussels, 1974, p.XLI. - Eugène Ionesco, André Balthazar. Pol Bury. Brussels: Cosmos, 1976, pp.162-163, ill. b/w. - Michèle Moutashar, Jean Tardieu, Anne Tronche, Roger Bordier, André Balthazar, Simon Watson Taylor, Dore Ashton, Gilbert Lascault, Eugène Ionesco, Daniel Marchesseau, Pierre Descargues. Pol Bury. Arles, 1979. Exhibition catalogue, p.56 (photo from the 1964 Venice Biennale). - Pascal Depaepe. Le Mouvement Réel chez Pol Bury de 1953 à 1977. Liège, 1985, ill.60. - Pol Bury. Les caves du Botanique. Brussels : Les Editions du Botanique, 1986, p.62-63, ill. - Rosemarie E. Pahlke. Pol Bury, with catalogue raisonné. Ghent: Crédit communal, 1994, p.147, cat.63-21, ill. coul. p.54. - Daniel Marchesseau, Velma Bury, François Letaillieur, Gilles Marquenie. Pol Bury. Instants donnés. 50 ans de sculpture. Paris: Flammarion, 2015, p.82, ill. Exhibitions: - Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, Spectacle Pol Bury, Nov. 7 - Dec. 7, 1963. - Musée d'Arras, Palais Saint-Vaast, Arras, France, L'Aujourd'hui de demain, Feb. 22 - March 22, 1964, ill. - Musée des Beaux-Arts, Liège, Belgium, Abstraits Wallons, Feb. 8, 1964, no. 22, as Erectile. Travelling exhibition: - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium, 21 March 1964 - Abbaye Saint-Pierre, Gand - Musée des Ponchettes, Nice, France - Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, France - Redfern Gallery, London, United Kingdom, Structures Vivantes. Mobiles. Images, 3 - 27 March 1964, cat.5 - Belgian Pavilion, Venice, Italy, XXXII Venice Biennale, 20 June - 18 Oct. 1964, non-catalogue. - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Nul, 15 Av.- 7 June 1965, no. 14, ill. - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, Light, Movement and Optical , 14 Oct. - 14 Nov. 1965, no. 46, ill. - Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany, Licht und Bewegung, 3 Dec. 1965 - 9 Jan. 1966, no. 26, ill. - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, Dix ans d'art vivant 1955-1965, 3 May - 23 July 1967. - Berkeley, University Art Museum, University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, USA, Pol Bury, 28 Apr. - 31 May 1970, no. 6. 31 May 1970, n° 6. - The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul (and) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2 Aug. - 10 Sept. 1970 - Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA, 20 Sept. - Oct. 31, 1970 - The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Nov. 24, 1970 - Jan. 2, 1971 - Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Jan. 24 - March 7, 1971 - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Apr. 15 - June 6, 1971 - Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany, Pol Bury, Nov. 20, 1971 - Feb. 20, 1972, no. 15, ill. b/w, p.14. - National Galerie, Berlin, March 1972 - Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, 21 July - 27 August 1972 (Director Karl Ruhrberg) - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium, 23 Sept. - 22 Oct. 1972 - Centre national d'art contemporain, Paris, 14 Nov. 1972 - 8 Jan. 1973 (Daniel Abadie) - Galeria Iolas-Velasco, Madrid, Pol Bury, 1975, n° 2. - Galeria Maeght, Barcelona, Spain, Pol Bury. El temps dilatat, 6 May - 14 June 1975, n° 5 - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, République Bolivarienne du Venezuela, Pol Bury, 1977-78, n° 1 - Museo de Arte - Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico, 1978 - Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, United States, 14 July - 27 August 1978 - Musée d'Art contemporain, Montréal, Canada - Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, United States - The F. S. Wight Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles - University Art Museum, Austin, Texas, United States - Musée Saint-Georges, Liège, Belgium, Pol Bury, 28 Apr - 10 Jul 1979, n° 3, ill. p.17 - Cloître Saint-Trophime, Arles, France, Pol Bury. OEuvres de 1963 à 1978, July - Sept. 1979, n° 3, ill. b/w - Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, Pol Bury, 16 Jul. - 17 Oct. 1982, n° 3 - Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany, Pol Bury, Retrospective 1939-1994, 14 Aug. - 12 Oct. 1994 - Galleria Civica d'arte moderna e contemporanea, Turin, Italy, Pol Bury 1939-

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