Lot 7
  • 7

Francisco Salazar (b. 1937)

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30,000 - 40,000 USD
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Description

  • Francisco Salazar
  • Positivo-Negativo No 40
  • signed, titled and dated 1967 on the reverse
  • cardboard and wood construction
  • 61 by 61 in.
  • 155 by 155 cm

Provenance

Galería Oscar Ascanio, Caracas
Private Collection, Palm Beach

Exhibited

Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne, V Biennial Of Young Artists of Paris, 1967
Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas, Venezuela en la Pintura de Armando Reverón, May 1989

Catalogue Note

Corrugated cardboard, an industrial and readily accessible material, is at the core of Salazar's artistic production. First used in the 1960s, corrugated cardboard has continued to be the central element of his work for over four decades. Whether individually explored in a variety of combinations and alterations or grouped in a series, Salazar pursues the sequential repetition of a visual event. As shapes appear to displace in space, they materialize through adjacent forms that integrate them to the picture plane once again. 
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