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Untitled, ca. 1969

Black spray paint on vinyl laminate
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
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Signed lower right: "MARCA-RELLI" Signed verso: "MARCA-RELLI"
Conrad Marca-Relli
American, 1913–2000
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Conrad Marca-Relli’s paintings and collages evoke architecture and the figure through intersecting abstract shapes. Working initially as a painter of surrealistic carnival scenes and cityscapes, he later came into contact with Abstract Expressionists like Willem de Kooning, which ushered in a dramatic shift in his practice towards purer abstraction. While still retaining an interest in architecture and urban landscape, Marca-Relli experimented with abstract collage, integrating figural elements made from textiles, drawings, metals, and plastics: this would become the defining practice of his career.

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Signed lower right: "MARCA-RELLI" Signed verso: "MARCA-RELLI"
Conrad Marca-Relli
American, 1913–2000
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Conrad Marca-Relli’s paintings and collages evoke architecture and the figure through intersecting abstract shapes. Working initially as a painter of surrealistic carnival scenes and cityscapes, he later came into contact with Abstract Expressionists like Willem de Kooning, which ushered in a dramatic shift in his practice towards purer abstraction. While still retaining an interest in architecture and urban landscape, Marca-Relli experimented with abstract collage, integrating figural elements made from textiles, drawings, metals, and plastics: this would become the defining practice of his career.

Untitled, ca. 1969

Black spray paint on vinyl laminate
18 × 18 in
45.7 × 45.7 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
New York
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