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ROBERTO MATTA (1911-2002)

 
One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
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<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
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<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
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<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
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<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
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<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
<br>
<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
<br>
<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
<br>
<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
<br>
<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists. One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.
<br>
<br>This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists.
Untitled197639 1/8 x 40 3/8 in. oil on canvas
Provenance
Zoumboulakis Gallery in Athens, 1970s
Private Collection, Greece
Private Collection, Los Angeles, California

175,000

One of the most prominent modernist artists, Roberto Matta created artworks brimming with color and surrealist forms. Born in Chile, Matta worked for two years in modern architect Le Corbusier’s studio in Paris. He also formed strong friendships with Salvador Dalí and Andre Breton, officially joining the surrealists in 1937.

This painting incorporates psychological responses to political and social concerns, hallmarks of Matta’s paintings influenced by the impact of World War II. The painting also contains his classic style of numerous, overlapping architectural planes. Matta deftly merges his surrealist background with the visual language of the Abstract Expressionists.
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