Jesús Rafael Soto
Venezuelan, 1923-2005
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High auction record
$1m, Sotheby's, 2017
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Sérigraphies,
Galerie Denise René
Latinoamérica: volver al futuro,
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires
2016
The Illusive Eye,
El Museo del Barrio

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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