Willys de Castro - Active Object 1964

Omschrijving
Willys de Castro - Active Object 1964
Gemengde techniek - Handgesigneerd - onbekend

Medium: Mixed Media
Material: Cardboard
Dimensions: 19 x 19 x 4 cm on 23 x 23 cm x 4.5 wooden frame

Year: published 1964
Signature: handsigned with ballpoint pen

Provenance: Edition Panderma, Carl Laszlo, Basel
Galerie von Bartha, Basel
Private Collection, Basel

Condition / Restauration: mint archival condition


Willys de Castro (February 16, 1926 – June 5, 1988) was a Brazilian visual artist, poet, graphic designer, industrial designer, stage designer and magazine editor. De Castro is best known for his "Active object" series and is considered to be a pioneer and founding contributor of the Neo-Concrete Movement.

Castro joined the Neo-Concrete Movement in Rio de Janeiro along with Lygia Clark, Hélio Oiticica, Franz Weissmann, Lygia Pape and others. The following year de Castro participated in "Konkrete Kunst" an exhibit organized in Zurich by Max Bill. From 1959 to 1962, de Castro developed his "Active object" series.

In 1963 together with Hércules Barsotti, Lothar Charoux, Waldemar Cordeiro, Luiz Sacilotto among others, De Castro became one of the founders of the São Paulo based art gallery Associação de Artes Visuais Novas Tendências which operated until 1965. Associação de Artes Visuais Novas Tendências was founded and managed by artists working within the Concrete and Neo-Concrete movements but did not solely feature Concrete and Neo-Concrete art. The galleries goal was to provide a space and platform for contemporary art to be presented outside the confines of any particular artistic movement.

Kavelgegevens
Kunstenaar
Willys de Castro
Titel van kunstwerk
Active Object 1964
Techniek
Gemengde techniek
Signatuur
Handgesigneerd
Jaar
1964
Periode
1960-1969
Editie
onbekend
Staat
Goed
Afbeeldingsgrootte
19×19 cm
Totale afmetingen
23×23×8 cm
Aangeboden met lijst
Ja
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