Iran do Espírito Santo, ‘SPRD-5’, 2012, Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction
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SPRD-5, 2012

Graphite on paper
14 × 17 in
35.6 × 43.2 cm
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Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction

“Espirito Santo’s unique quest is to discover substance within the insubstantial and reveal depth …

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Signed, titled and dated verso
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Courtesy of the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Iran do Espírito Santo
Brazilian, b. 1963
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Iran do Espírito Santo is known for sculptures in which everyday objects such as dice, light bulbs, and tin cans are abstracted into simplified geometric forms. Sometimes incorporating playful shifts in scale, do Espírito Santo’s elegant objects subvert Minimalism’s doctrine of non-objectivity. Also known for site-specific projects that mimic architectural elements, in En Passant (2008) do Espírito Santo used fine gradations of gray paint to depict light falling across a long gallery wall—a comment on the relationship between natural and pictorial light.

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“Espirito Santo’s unique quest is to discover substance within the insubstantial and reveal depth in the surface.”
— Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, ArtNexus

Iran do Espírito Santo creates sublime compositions that draw upon a Minimalist tradition. His work often investigates place, structure, material, design, and surface …

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed, titled and dated verso
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Iran do Espírito Santo
Brazilian, b. 1963
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Iran do Espírito Santo is known for sculptures in which everyday objects such as dice, light bulbs, and tin cans are abstracted into simplified geometric forms. Sometimes incorporating playful shifts in scale, do Espírito Santo’s elegant objects subvert Minimalism’s doctrine of non-objectivity. Also known for site-specific projects that mimic architectural elements, in En Passant (2008) do Espírito Santo used fine gradations of gray paint to depict light falling across a long gallery wall—a comment on the relationship between natural and pictorial light.

SPRD-5, 2012

Graphite on paper
14 × 17 in
35.6 × 43.2 cm
Bidding closed
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