Addition Chromatique

Addition Chromatique

1972

Carlos Cruz-Diez

(Venezuelan, 1923-2019)

Color screenprint

Image: 50.6 x 51.7 cm (19 15/16 x 20 3/8 in.); Sheet: 62.5 x 62.7 cm (24 5/8 x 24 11/16 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1972.1127

Edition: edition of 10

Impression: 5

Fun Fact

Like many Latin American artists associated with kinetic art, Carlos Cruz-Diez spent much of his career in Paris.

Description

Carlos Cruz-Diez aligned himself with kinetic art, a movement that spread across Latin America in the decades after World War II. Rather than focusing on representation or abstraction, these artists used bright colors and eye-bending forms to suggest movement and engage the viewer through visual perception. In this print, Cruz-Diez layered and contrasted colored lines to suggest three-dimensional space.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Screenprint
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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