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b139c8fd

Year

1948

Medium

Prints

Size

9.7 x 14.4 cm
3.82 x 6 in

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About the Artist

1990 , Mexico

German-born artist Mathias Goeritz studied Philosophy and Art History in Berlin. He immigrated to Mexico in 1949, by which time he had already built a career as a modern artist and architect. He was influenced by the European artistic tendencies of the time, from modernist movements such as Group Zero to artists including Yves Klein and Lucio Fontana. Goeritz's transference of knowledge exposed Mexico to the larger international art world, thus greatly contributing to the trajectory of Mexican art. He developed the concept of emotional architecture — where architecture is not overpowered by functionality but engages humankind with beauty, creating an emotive response. This concept would give artists in Mexico an alternative to the overarching influence of the national mural movement, and is exemplified in one of Goeritz's most significant works, El Museo Experimental el Eco.

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Madrid, Fernando VI, 17-2 Left

Since its opening in 1998, La Caja Negra Gallery has developed a work of exhibition and edition of projects of artists that have their conceptual base in contemporary graphics. The gallery exhibits graphic work, work on paper, photography, artist's book and unique work of its represented artists. The gallery participates in at least four international fairs ...

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