Child with a Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1962 by Diane Arbus

One of 69 works by Diane Arbus to be displayed in 3 rooms.

Details

Medium:
Photograph on paper
Dimensions:
50.8 x 40.6 cm
Acquired in:
2008
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Limited

These works form part of a collection called ARTIST ROOMS consisting of 725 works of art formerly owned by Anthony d'Offay which will be divided into 50 rooms by 25 artists plus 10 additional works. Acquired jointly by Tate and National Galleries Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. As well as showing artists’ work in depth, the unique intention behind this acquisition is that the rooms will tour the UK, as well as being shown in NGS and Tate. ARTIST ROOMS was bought for £26,530,219 with a grant of £1 million from the Art Fund.

Provenance

Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; Anthony d'Offay.

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