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Creator Name: Di Suvero, Mark
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: American, 1933-
Creator Name-CRT: Mark Di Suvero
Title: Achilles' Heel
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1968
Creation End Date: 1969
Creation Date: 1968-1969
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Welded steel and stainless steel wire on aluminum base
Parts and Pieces: 91.49.2a,a) Top,a) Top; 91.49.2b,b) Stand,b) Stand; 91.49.2c,c) Base,c) Base
Dimensions: Overall 34 3/8 x 36 1/4 x 36 in. (87.31 x 92.08 x 91.44 cm. ) 91.49.2a 14 x 36 1/4 x 23 7/8 in. 91.49.2b 20 1/4 x 11 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. 91.49.2c 1/8 x 36 1/8 x 36 in.
Inscriptions: Label, on bottom: Case 838
Orientation/Arrangement: c: According to the artist the lengths of fine cable are crucial to the work and should never be dismantled (see artists questionnaire in Cataloguing Office)
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 91.49.2a-c
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert M. Benjamin in honor of Tom Armstrong
Provenance: Artist's collectionRichard Bellamy, Noah Goldwsky Gallery, NY 1970Mrs. Robert M. Benjamin, NY 1970 - 1991
Condition: 02/21/1992,Satisfactory,Rusting and other aging are parts of the artist'sconception of the work ,
Context - Person: Benjamin Helen W.
Context - Person: DiSuvero
Context - Date: 1968 - 1969
Exhibition History: "In a Classical Vein: Selections from the Permanent Collection"
Exhibition History: "An American Story"
AMICA ID: WMAA.91.49.2a-c
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 87.31
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 92.08
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 91.44
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art, 2001
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