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Remedios Varo
(1908-1963)
EL CAMINO ÁRIDO
Estimate
275,000325,000
LOT SOLD. 352,000 USD
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9
Remedios Varo
(1908-1963)
EL CAMINO ÁRIDO
Estimate
275,000325,000
LOT SOLD. 352,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Remedios Varo
(1908-1963)
EL CAMINO ÁRIDO
vinyl resin on thin board mounted on masonite
signed lower right
28 by 8 1/8 in.
(71.2 by 20.7 cm)
Painted in 1962.
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Provenance

Eva Sulzer, Mexico
Enrique Sánchez Palomera, Mexico
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Latin American Art, May 31, 2001, lot 28, illustrated in color
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Mexico City, Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno, Palacio de Bellas Artes, La Obra de Remedios Varo, August, 1964, no. 17, illustrated
Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Obra de Remedios Varo, 1913-1963, October, 1971, no. 79
Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Remedios Varo, 1913-1963, August-November, 1983, no. 155
Monclova, Museo Biblioteca Pape, Consejos y Recetas de Remedios Varo, December, 1985, no. 20, illustrated in color
Madrid, Fundación Banco Exterior; Monterrey, Museo de Monterrey, Remedios Varo, November, 1988-February, 1989, no. 71, illustrated in color
Mexico, Museo de Arte Moderno, INBA, Remedios Varo 1908-1963, February 25-June 5, 1994, no. 155, illustrated
Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art, June 10-June 25, 1999; Nagoya, Denki Bunka Kaikan, July 27-August 15, 1999; Kamakura, The Museum of Modern Art, October 21-November 28, 1999, Remedios Varo, no. 53, p. 110, illustrated in color
Washington, D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, February 10-May 29, 2000; Chicago, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, June 16-August 20, 2000; The Magic of Remedios Varo, p. 72, illustrated in color

Literature

Justino Fernández, Catálogos de las exposiciones de arte, Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Mexico City, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1965, p. 103
Roger Caillois, Juliana González and Octavio Paz, Remedios Varo, Mexico City, Ediciones ERA, 1966, no. 41, illustrated in color, p. 167 
Justino Fernández, Catálogos de las exposiciones de arte, Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Mexico City, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1972, p. 123
Édouard Jaguer, Remedios Varo, Paris, Filipachi/Mexico City, Ediciones ERA, 1980, p. 13, illustrated
Alberto Dallal, "El universo sensible de Remedios Varo," El Sol de México, October 12, 1983
Lourdes Andrade, "Remedios y la alquimia," México en el Arte, Fall 1986
Revista de la Universidad de México, November 1987, illustrated
Fernando Martín, "A una artista desconocida," Remedios Varo, Madrid, Fundación Banco Exterior, 1988, pp. 25, 28
Art Vivant, no. 32, Tokyo, 1989, illustrated
Lourdes Andrade, Remedios Varo y la alquimia, Mexico City, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1990, p. 86
Beatriz Varo, Remedios Varo: en el centro del microcosmos, Madrid, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1990, p. 194, illustrated in color
Beatriz Varo, "La trayectoria de Remedios Varo: una espiral ascendente," Remedios Varo, Arte y Literatura, Spain, Teruel, 1991, p. 62
Ana Cristina Ramírez Barreto, "Dinámica imposible," La nave de los locos, Morelia, May 1992, illustration of a detail
Ricardo Ovalle and Walter Gruen, Remedios Varo, Catálogo Razonado/Catalogue Raisonné, Mexico City, Ediciones ERA, 1994, no. 332, p. 371, illustrated in color, p. 272

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