Ronald Bladen

Loretta Howard Gallery is pleased to represent the estate of Ronald Bladen.

Ronald Bladen (1918- 1988) was a Minimalist best known for his large-scale sculptures. He is often credited with influencing fellow Minimalists Carl Andre, Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt.

Ronald Bladen, The X, 1967-68
The X
1967-68
Painted aluminum
22 x 24 x 14 feet
Edition of 3
During the exhibition Scale as Content at the Corcoran Gallery

Wedge
Wedge (Garden-scale)
1971
Painted aluminum
5 x 11 x 3 feet

V
V (Garden-scale)
1973
Painted aluminum
60 1/2 x 106 x 8 inches
Edition of 3

Mcnay
Host of the Ellipse (Garden-scale)
1981
Painted aluminum
85 x 118 x 52 inches
Edition of 3

Kama Sutra
Kama Sutra (Garden-scale)
1977
Painted aluminum
6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 feet
Edition of 3

Cosmic Seed
Cosmic Seed (Mid Scale)
1977
Painted and burnished aluminum
96" H x 80" L x 16" D 900lbs
Edition of 3
Light Year

Light Year (Garden-scale)
1979
Painted aluminum
80 x 156 x 19 inches
Edition of 3

Black Triangle
Black Triangle
1966-67
Painted aluminum
9'4" x 10'1" x 13' feet
Edition of 3

Cathedral Evening
Cathedral Evening
1969
Painted aluminum
9'8" x 29'5" x 23'6" feet
Edition of 3

Chevrons
Chevrons
1974
Painted wood exhibtion copy (To be fabricated in aluminum)
Nine units at 36 x 80 x 11 1/2 inches each
Edition of 3

Ronald Bladen, Raiko I, 1975
Raiko I
1975
Painted aluminum
20 x 53 x 8 feet
Edition of 3
Garden Size: 6 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 2 1/2 feet

Sentinels
Sentinels
1972
Painted aluminum
Monumental size: 16 x 17 x 15 feet each
Edition of 3
Garden Size: 5'4" x 5'8" x 5' feet each

Bladen Quartet
A suite of four (from left to right):

Untitled No 9 (White Painting)
c. 1960-61
Oil on masonite
48 x 36 inches

Untitled (Blue Painting)
c. 1960-61
Oil on masonite
48 x 36 inches

Untitled (Green Painting)
c. 1960-61
Oil on masonite
48 x 36 inches

Untitled (Red Painting)
c. 1960-61
Oil on masonite
48 x 36 inches

Connie's painting
Connie's Painting
c. 1956-1959
Oil on canvas
38 x 35 1/2 inches

Road
Road
c. 1955 - 1960
Oil on canvas
75 x 70 inches

Japanese
Japanese
c. 1956-1959
Dry pigment and oil on masonite
48 x 23 1/2 inches