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Exhibition: The Illusive Eye @ El Museo del Barrio

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El Museo del Barrio

The Illusive Eye

On view February 3, 2016 to May 21, 2016

El Museo del Barrio, New York
1230 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10029  |  212.831.7272  |  OPEN TUES – SAT FROM 11AM TO 6PM  |


El Museo del Barrio is pleased to present The Illusive Eye, an international survey on Kinetic and Op art. The exhibition offers a broad intellectual context for Op art and geometric abstraction, one that goes against the grain of formalist art history. The selection provides a special focus on artwork from the Americas and features major artists from seventeen countries in Latin America and beyond.

Press Release

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EDUARDO MAC ENTYRE, “Pintura Generativa Transparencias”, 1965, Oil on Canvas, 67 x 51 in.

JESÚS RAFAEL SOTO, "Cubo y Extensión", 1971

CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ "Transchromie", 1965-2009
CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ “Transchromie”, 1965-2009, Plexiglass, stainless steel 102 1/2 × 61 × 14 1/2 in 260.4 × 154.9 × 36.8 cm
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Carlos Cruz Diez “Transchromie” (detail)
JEAN-PIERRE YVARAL "Variation Sur Le Carre", 1959
JEAN-PIERRE YVARAL “Variation Sur Le Carre”, 1959, Acrylic on canvas, 78 3/4 × 78 3/4 in, 200 × 200 cm
ALMIR MAVIGNIER, "Konvex rot-gelb-weiss", 1967
ALMIR MAVIGNIER, “Konvex rot-gelb-weiss”, 1967, Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 × 15 3/4 in, 69.9 × 40 cm
MARINA APOLLONIO, "Spazio Ad Attivazione Cinetica 6B", 1966-2015
MARINA APOLLONIO, “Spazio Ad Attivazione Cinetica 6B”, 1966-2015 Vinyl (original work: Steel, wood, PVC) 200 × 278 in, 508 × 706.1 cm
ABRAHAM PALATNIK, "Objeto Cinetico CK-8", 1966-2005
ABRAHAM PALATNIK, “Objeto Cinetico CK-8”, 1966-2005, Stainless steel, industrial paint, wood and motor 47 1/4 × 15 3/4 × 15 3/4 in, 120 × 40 × 40 cm

 

HORACIO GARCIA-ROSSI "Progression (Progresión)" , 1959-1960
HORACIO GARCIA-ROSSI “Progression (Progresión)” , 1959-1960, Oil on canvas, 43 3/8 × 43 3/8 in, 110.2 × 110.2 cm
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Martha Botho (b.1925-d.2014) “Optique Helicoidial (Mouvement)”, 1967 (detail
WOJCIECH FANGOR, "M1", 1969
WOJCIECH FANGOR, “M1”, 1969, Oil on canvas, 48 × 48 in, 121.9 × 121.9 cm
BRIDGET RILEY, "Straight Curve", 1963
BRIDGET RILEY, “Straight Curve”, 1963, Acrylic on board, 28 × 24 in, 71.1 × 61 cm

 

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