Carlos Cruz-Diez, ‘Physichromie 1285’, 1993, Gary Nader

This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Cruz Diez Foundation signed by Carlos Cruz-Delgado and dated 19 February 2007

Signature: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed Cruz-Diez, Paris June 1993, Physichromie 1285 [on a metal plaque affixed to the verso]

Rome, Galleria EdiEuropa, Arte cinetica e programmata, 21 November 2011-12 February 2012

Exhibition catalogue, Arte cinetica e programmata, Rome, Galleria Edieuropa, 2012, p. 27, illustrated in color

Galerie Denise René, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner

About Carlos Cruz-Diez

Venezuelan painter and kinetic artist Carlos Cruz-Diez broke new ground in color-optics during the Kinetic art movement of the 1960s. Deeply interested in color relationships, aesthetics, and perception, his influences include Georges Seurat's shimmering, pointillist compositions and Josef Albers’ illusionistic square paintings. His optical experiments focus on how color and line can create a sensation of movement as the viewer’s relative position to the artwork changes. In 1959, he shifted the emphasis of his work from paint to colored light.

Venezuelan, b. 1923, Caracas, Venezuela