Lot 5
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Alejandro Otero (1921-1990)

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

  • Alejandro Otero
  • Tablón 30
  • signed, titled, inscribed boceto del 73, and dated Dic de 1974 on the reverse
  • duco on wood and formica
  • 78 3/4 by 21 2/3 in.
  • 200 by 55 cm

Provenance

Galería Conkright, Caracas
Galería Adler/Castillo, Caracas

Catalogue Note

A pioneer of geometric art in his native country of Venezuela, Alejandro Otero produced a limited amount of works on wood, the vast majority of which are today found in public collections. Executed with immaculate perfection using industrial paint on a vertical wooden structure, Tablón 30 is a sophisticated rendition of Otero's chromatic investigations into the realm of abstraction first explored in his Coloritmos from the 1950s. 
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