Aug 29, 2017

HD-1

HD-1

1972

Hugo Rodolfo Demarco

(Argentinian, 1932–1995)

Color screenprint

Image: 59.7 x 59.7 cm (23 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.); Sheet: 65.1 x 65.1 cm (25 5/8 x 25 5/8 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1973.1009

Edition: 62/100

Location

Did you know?

Like many Latin American artists associated with kinetic art, Hugo Rodolfo Demarco spent much of his career in Paris.

Description

Hugo Rodolfo Demarco 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, Demarco created dense geometric patterns of colored squares that suggest three dimensionality.

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

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