Jesús Rafael Soto

Venezuelan, 1923-2005

2,366 followers

Jesús Rafael Soto

Venezuelan, 1923-2005

2,366 followers

Noted as a defining figure of both the Op Art movement and Kinetic Sculpture, Jesus Rafael Soto …

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Noted as a defining figure of both the Op Art movement and Kinetic Sculpture, Jesus Rafael Soto employed industrial and synthetic materials such as nylon and steel to produce his trademark sculptural reliefs. Soto’s work dealt with pure abstraction, color theory, and the dynamic between background and foreground, as …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$1m, Sotheby's, 2017
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Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou
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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
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Included in a major biennial
SITE Santa Fe International Biennial
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