Carlos Cruz-Diez

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Carlos Cruz-Diez
Carlos Cruz-Diez (2013)
Cruz-Diez in 2013.
Born17 August 1923
Died27 July 2019 (aged 95)
NationalityVenezuelan
OccupationVisual artist
Known forKinetic art
Op art
Notable work
Physicromie Series

Carlos Cruz-Diez (17 August 1923 – 27 July 2019)[1] was a Venezuelan artist said by some scholars to have been "one of the greatest artistic innovators of the 20th century."[2]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • Physichromies de Cruz-Diez: Oeuvres de 1954 à 1965, Galerie Kerchache, Paris, France, 1965.
  • Cordoba Has III Bienal Interamericana de Arte, Cordoba, Argentina, October 1966.
  • Physichromies, Couleur Additive, Induction Chromatique, Chromointerferences, Galerie Denise René, 1971, New York, NY.
  • Venezuelan Art Show presented by the Consulate General of Venezuela, Galeria Venezuela, New York, NY, October 1980.
  • Geometric Abstraction: Latin American Art from the Patricica Phelps de Cisneros Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, August–November 2001.
  • Geométriques et cinétiques, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo, Brésil Cruz-Diez, Galerie d'art de Créteil, France. Cruz-Diez, Galerie Lavigne Bastille, Paris, 2002.
  • Couleur événement, Galerie Lavignes Bastille, Paris, 2004.
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: (In)formed by Color[3], Americas Society, New York, NY, 2008.
  • Cruz-Diez, 50 ans de recherche, Galerie Lavigne Bastille, Paris, from November 2009 to March 2010.
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: El color en el espacio y en el tiempo, MALBA, Buenos Aires 2011.
  • Circumstance and Ambiguity of Color, at Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY, from 2 May to 28 June 2013.
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez in Black & White[4], Americas Society, New York, NY, 2014.
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: Evolving Color[5], Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA, from 17 May until 26 July 2014.
  • Transfiguration de la couleur, at Marlborough Gallery, Monaco, from 19 March until 26 May 2015.[6]
  • Chromatic Transfiguration, at Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY, from 28 May to 3 July 2015.
  • Light Show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, from May to 5 July 2015.[7]
  • Didaktik und dialektik der farbe, Kleine Museum, Weißenstadt, Germany, from 7 July to 17 October 2015.[8]
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: Mastering Colour, at Puerta Roja, Hong Kong, from 18 March to 25 May 2017.[9]
  • Carlos Cruz-Diez: Luminous Reality, at Phillips Gallery, London, UK from 16 July to 6 September 2018.[10]

Selected works[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95". Reuters. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Carlos Cruz-Diez | Yale University Press". yalebooks.yale.edu. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.as-coa.org/exhibitions/carlos-cruz-diez-informed-color
  4. ^ http://www.as-coa.org/within-light-trap-carlos-cruz-diez-black-and-white
  5. ^ http://www.louissternfinearts.com/evolving-color
  6. ^ "Carlos Cruz-Diez at Marlborough Gallery, Monaco". Art Media Agency. 18 February 2015. Archived from the original on 29 October 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  7. ^ Grishin, Sasha (27 May 2015). "Intense and immersive: Light Show at the Museum of Contemporary Art". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Obras de Carlos Cruz-Diez se exhiben en Alemania". El Universal (Caracas). 7 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Mastering colour: Franco-Venezuelan kinetic and op artist Carlos Cruz-Diez at Puerta Roja, Hong Kong". Art Radar Journal. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Carlos Cruz-Diez inaugurates Phillips' new exhibition platform". Wallpaper. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Carlos Cruz-Diez Wins The Turner Medal For Colour 2015". artlyst. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2015.

Other sources[edit]

  • Bann, Stephen. Four Essays on Kinetic Art. St. Albans: Motion Books 1966.
  • Brett, Guy. Kinetic Art. New York: Reinhold Book Corporation 1968.
  • Frank Popper Origins and Development of Kinetic Art, Studio Vista and New York Graphic Society, 1968
  • Chacon, Katherine. Carlos Cruz-Diez: Cultural Center of the Fundacion Corp Group Art Nexus no. 44 April/June 2002
  • Glueck, Grace. ART REVIEW: A Universe of Art, Centered in Boston. New York Times August 17, 2001.
  • Latin American Research Review Vol. 3, No. 1 (Autumn, 1967), pp. 189–90
  • On Campus: The University of Texas at Austin September 13, 1999 Constructive Horizons: The Latin American Perspective.
  • Yunes, Gladis. Luisa Richter: Museo de la Estampa y del Diseno Carlos Cruz-Diez. Art Nexus no. 43 Ja/Mr 2002

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