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Ruth Vollmer, 1903–1982

Archimedean Spiral1973

Archimedean Spiral is a 1973 work by Ruth Vollmer. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCrayon on paper
Dimensions 43 x 36 cm Framed: 46.5 x 36.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3948
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Ruth Vollmer, Archimedean Spiral, 1973, Crayon on paper, 43 x 36 cm Framed: 46.5 x 36.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Ruth Vollmer 1903–1982

German sculptor and designer Ruth Vollmer moved to New York in 1935 where she began designing window displays for department stores. Fabricated in a range of media including wood, metal, ceramic and acrylic plastic, Vollmer’s sculptural works from the 1960s and 1970s combine exacting craftsmanship and a fascination with mathematical theory. She exhibited frequently at the Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, and influenced younger American artists such as Eva Hesse, Donald Judd, and Sol LeWitt.

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