Jesús Rafael Soto

Venezuelan, 1923–2005

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With dynamic sculptures and installations composed from synthetic materials, Jesús Rafael Soto helped pioneer Op art and kinetic art. He drew on color theory and the flattened planes of Cubism as he crafted his three-dimensional works from nylon, …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
US$1.1m, Sotheby's, 2012
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Caribe, 1971
Sold on Mar 11, 2022
US$352,800
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Painting
acrylic on wood with metal rods and monofilament
131.0 x 129.0 x 21.6 cm
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Realized Price
US$352,800
Auction Sale
Mar 11, 2022
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Caribe, 1971
acrylic on wood with metal rods and monofilament
Mar 11, 2022
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US$352,800
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Painting
131.0 x 129.0 x 21.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 11, 2022
Christie's
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US$352,800
16 Petit Carrés, 1969
Sold on Mar 11, 2022
US$126,000
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Painting
acrylic on wood with painted metal
57.0 x 57.2 x 17.0 cm
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US$126,000
Auction Sale
Mar 11, 2022
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16 Petit Carrés, 1969
acrylic on wood with painted metal
Mar 11, 2022
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US$126,000
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Painting
57.0 x 57.2 x 17.0 cm
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Mar 11, 2022
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US$126,000
Para el Indio, 1977
Sold on Mar 11, 2022
US$100,800
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Painting
acrylic on wood with painted metal rods
50.0 x 50.2 x 12.0 cm
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US$100,800
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Mar 11, 2022
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Para el Indio, 1977
acrylic on wood with painted metal rods
Mar 11, 2022
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US$100,800
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Painting
50.0 x 50.2 x 12.0 cm
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Mar 11, 2022
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US$100,800
Gran círculo (Escrituras), 1995
Sold on Mar 11, 2022
US$88,200
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Sculpture
wood, acrylic paint, metal rods, nylon threads
69.9 x 49.5 x 11.4 cm
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Realized Price
US$88,200
Auction Sale
Mar 11, 2022
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Gran círculo (Escrituras), 1995
wood, acrylic paint, metal rods, nylon threads
Mar 11, 2022
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US$88,200
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Sculpture
69.9 x 49.5 x 11.4 cm
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Mar 11, 2022
Christie's
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US$88,200
Homenaje a Lo humano (Tribute to Humanity), from An American Portrait 1776-1976, 1975
Sold on Feb 23, 2022
US$27,812
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Sculpture
Painted metal and wood multiple
66.4 x 50.5 x 12.5 cm
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US$27,812
Auction Sale
Feb 23, 2022
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Homenaje a Lo humano (Tribute to Humanity), from An American Portrait 1776-1976, 1975
Painted metal and wood multiple
Feb 23, 2022
Bonhams
US$27,812
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Sculpture
66.4 x 50.5 x 12.5 cm
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Feb 23, 2022
Bonhams
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US$27,812
Sin título, 1950
Sold on Nov 19, 2021
US$472,500
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Painting
oil on canvas
80.6 x 64.1 cm
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Realized Price
US$472,500
Auction Sale
Nov 19, 2021
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Sin título, 1950
oil on canvas
Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
US$472,500
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Painting
80.6 x 64.1 cm
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Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$472,500
Noir Vertical No. 2, 1968
Sold on Nov 19, 2021
US$214,200
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Sculpture
painted wood, wire and nylon
55.9 x 156.8 x 44.5 cm
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Realized Price
US$214,200
Auction Sale
Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Noir Vertical No. 2, 1968
painted wood, wire and nylon
Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
US$214,200
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Sculpture
55.9 x 156.8 x 44.5 cm
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Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$214,200
Vibración amarilla y blanca, 1986
Sold on Nov 19, 2021
US$176,400
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Painting
painted wood panel with nylon and painted aluminum
103.0 x 102.0 x 90.0 cm
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US$176,400
Auction Sale
Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Vibración amarilla y blanca, 1986
painted wood panel with nylon and painted aluminum
Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
US$176,400
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Painting
103.0 x 102.0 x 90.0 cm
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Nov 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$176,400
Dos Cuadritos
Sold on Sep 28, 2021
£4,000
US$5,513
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Artwork Dimension
270 x 270 x 110 mm.
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£4,000
Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
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Dos Cuadritos
Sep 28, 2021
Christie's
£4,000
US$5,513
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Artwork Dimension
270 x 270 x 110 mm.
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Sep 28, 2021
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£4,000
Untitled, from: Edition Original I, 1962
Sold on Sep 28, 2021
£2,500
US$3,425
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Sculpture
multiple with two cardboard elements on screenprinted cardboard
36.7 x 41.4 x 7.4 cm
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£2,500
Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
Christie's
Untitled, from: Edition Original I, 1962
multiple with two cardboard elements on screenprinted cardboard
Sep 28, 2021
Christie's
£2,500
US$3,425
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Sculpture
36.7 x 41.4 x 7.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£2,500