Roberto Matta

Chilean, 1911-2002

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Roberto Matta

Chilean, 1911-2002

1,612 followers

Like Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory (1931), Crucifiction (1938) by Chilean painter …

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Like Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory (1931), Crucifiction (1938) by Chilean painter Roberto Matta is considered a Surrealist masterpiece. Indeed, Matta was heavily influenced by Dalí and Yves Tanguy, and became an important figure in the evolution of Surrealism, painting dreamlike, internal …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$5m, Christie's, 2012
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
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