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Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale, 1968

Etching with Aquatint and Embossing with Punched Holes
19 × 25 in
48.3 × 63.5 cm
Edition of 210
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Beverly Hills
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Denis Bloch Fine Art
Beverly Hills
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Frame: 24 x 31 in.

Frame: 24 x 31 in.

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Lucio Fontana
Italian, Argentine born, 1899–1968
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Throughout his prolific career, Lucio Fontana demonstrated a relentless interest in the relationship between surface and dimensionality. Fontana formulated the theory of Spatialism in a series of manifestos dating from the late 1940s to early 1950s, proposing that matter should be infiltrated by energy in order to generate dimensional, dynamic artistic forms. Fontana implemented this theory in his series Concetto Spaziale (‘spatial concept’), punching holes in the picture plane and slicing through his canvases in order to expose the dimensional space beneath. Fontana’s innovative theories prefigured later developments in environmental art, performance art, and Arte Povera.

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Denis Bloch Fine Art
Beverly Hills
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Frame: 24 x 31 in.

Frame: 24 x 31 in.

Signature
Signed, dated, numbered
Lucio Fontana
Italian, Argentine born, 1899–1968
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Throughout his prolific career, Lucio Fontana demonstrated a relentless interest in the relationship between surface and dimensionality. Fontana formulated the theory of Spatialism in a series of manifestos dating from the late 1940s to early 1950s, proposing that matter should be infiltrated by energy in order to generate dimensional, dynamic artistic forms. Fontana implemented this theory in his series Concetto Spaziale (‘spatial concept’), punching holes in the picture plane and slicing through his canvases in order to expose the dimensional space beneath. Fontana’s innovative theories prefigured later developments in environmental art, performance art, and Arte Povera.

Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale, 1968

Etching with Aquatint and Embossing with Punched Holes
19 × 25 in
48.3 × 63.5 cm
Edition of 210
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Beverly Hills
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