Chromograpy on aluminium and PVC, motor
H 31.5 x 31.5 x 6.9 in, Unique
b. Caracas, Venezuela, 17 August 1923. Lives and works in Paris
The Franco-Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez has lived and worked in Paris
since 1960. He is a major protagonist in thefield of Kinetic and Optical art, a movement that encourages “an awareness of the instability of reality.” His body of work has establishedhim as one of the key 20 century thinkers inthe realm of color. Carlos Cruz-Diez’s visual art explores theperception of color as an autonomous reality evolving in space and time, unaided by form or support, in a perpetual present.
His artworks are housed in permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as: MoMA, New York; Tate, London; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne.
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CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ LABYRINTHUS - LA PATINOIRE ROYALE, BRUXELLES, BELGIUM
LUZ Y MOVIMIENTO LA VANGAZA CINETICA EN PARIS, 1950-1975
CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ - CONVERGENCES/DIVERGENCES - JCMAC - MIAMI, USA
Un Être Flottant
Ouvrage publié à l'occasion de l'exposition Un Être Flottant de Carlos Cruz-Diez à la Galerie Mitterrand, Paris.
Graphisme : Alban Gervais