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Roberto Matta at Art Miami 2023



Roberto Matta (1911 - 2002)

Untitled, 1995

Oil on paper mounted on canvas

59 x 51.10 in


This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Archives de L'Oeuvre de Matta and will be included in the forthcoming Matta Catalogue Raisonné. This Matta painting can be seen in Burgess Modern + Contemporary’s upcoming Art Miami 2023 booth #AM204


This painting can be seen on the Art Miami gallery profile page at: https://www.artmiami.com/dealerdetails/311/burgess-modern-contemporary


An abstract work with a dynamic composition of shapes, lines, and colors, the color palette is dominated by shades of red, ranging from deep crimson to bright orange, with contrasting elements in black and touches of green and white. The forms in this painting are fluid and organic, with some semblances of geometric shapes that don't fully resolve into recognizable objects.


Roberto Matta was known for his surrealistic and abstract approaches that often explored the psyche and complexity of the human mind through a spontaneous and expressive method of painting. His work frequently delved into the realm of the unconscious, where forms and colors coalesce into dream-like images that evade literal interpretation.


PROVENANCE

Galeria Durban Segnini. Caracas

Acquired from the above


EXHIBITED

Milan, Galleria del Credito Valtellinese Refettorio delle Stelline, Matta ... Etcetera, 1996, no. 34,

illustrated in color in the catalogue p. 52

Reykjavfk, Municipal Museum of Reykjavik, Matta, 1996, n.n.

New York, Maxwell Davidson Gallery. Matta. Paradise Now. 1997. n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Balzano, Fondaz1one Museion, Matta-G/i elementi etc .. 1997. no. 62. illustrated in color in the catalogue

Caracas, Galeria Durban, Matta. quando me da la gana, 1998, no. 6. illustrated in color in the catalogue

Santa Fe, Riva Yares Gallery. Matta, 1998. n.n.

Tapei International Art Fair, 1998, published in fair catalog and also featured on the fair's opening gala invitation.


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