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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Carlos Cruz-Diez
PHYSICHROMIE NO. 824
Estimation
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Lot. Vendu 225,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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231

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Carlos Cruz-Diez
PHYSICHROMIE NO. 824
Estimation
200 000250 000
Lot. Vendu 225,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Carlos Cruz-Diez
B. 1923
PHYSICHROMIE NO. 824
acrylic and plastic elements on aluminum
39 3/4 by 40 in. 101 by 101.6 cm.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Spain (acquired directly from the artist)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Description

"I wanted to find a way to use color so that it was not a painted testimony but a reality that expressed its own condition - that is, the reality of light. Living things surround us, and I wanted painting to replicate that vital experience through color...I found a very untraditional support in the Physichromie, which is something entirely different: an optically unstable nonpictorial plane that disrupts the visual experience, creates genuine alterations, and modifies the behavior of the painted surface." 

Carlos Cruz-Diez 

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York