Joshua C. Taylor’s catalogue is still a very beautiful object just as a book and when I re-read its essays still practically definitive. I like it better than more recent works, and it has some illustrations and preparatory sketches you hardly ever see. A digital version is available on the Museum of Modern Art website and through Monoskop if you want a very high-res version but a more portable compressed file size is uploaded here.
When I was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art a couple weeks ago I was very surprised to see FUdCnS in the “modern” art gallery…it’s one of the ones cast in 1950, but, still has quite a presence. Has it always been there and I just didn’t know?
I think I prefer the smaller one at the Peggy Guggenheim Villa in Venice. Somehow the smaller size seems paradoxically livelier to me…what do people think?