Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil

in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

Exhibition Website

Sep 16 2017 - Feb 11 2018

Combining art historical and scientific analysis, experts from the Getty Conservation Institute and Getty Research Institute have collaborated with the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, to examine the formal strategies and material choices of avant-garde painters and sculptors in Argentina and Brazil associated with the concrete art movement. 

These works of geometric abstraction, created between 1946 and 1962, are presented alongside information on how the artists pioneered new techniques and materials.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Latin American
  • 20th Century
  • Abstraction
  • Various artists

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