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José Patrício

Brazilian, b. 1960

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José Patrício

Brazilian, b. 1960

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Rooted in Constructivism, José Patrício’s serial geometric compositions bridge painting and installation, using readymade objects to create patterns of color and form. Many of his mosaic-like works are made from dominos, which he arranges side by side according to the color of their dots, rather than to their numerical value, as the rules of the game would dictate. In Ars Combinatoria (2005), Patricio carpeted the floor of an abbey in France with dominoes intricately arranged to form a seemingly endless variety of square patterns in vibrant shades of emerald and ocher. The work represents Patricio’s attempt, according to the critic Moacir dos Anjos, “to reconcile the rigor of repetitive and regular form with the randomness that, to a large degree, governs the world.”

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Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
Biography

Rooted in Constructivism, José Patrício’s serial geometric compositions bridge painting and installation, using readymade objects to create patterns of color and form. Many of his mosaic-like works are made from dominos, which he arranges side by side according to the color of their dots, rather than to their numerical value, as the rules of the game would dictate. In Ars Combinatoria (2005), Patricio carpeted the floor of an abbey in France with dominoes intricately arranged to form a seemingly endless variety of square patterns in vibrant shades of emerald and ocher. The work represents Patricio’s attempt, according to the critic Moacir dos Anjos, “to reconcile the rigor of repetitive and regular form with the randomness that, to a large degree, governs the world.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)