Luis Tomasello, ‘Reflexión No. 75’, 1961, Heritage Auctions
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Luis Tomasello

Reflexión No. 75, 1961

Painted wood construction on masonite
29 5/8 × 29 5/8 in
75.2 × 75.2 cm
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Seduced by the new aesthetics tendencies that were developing in Europe during the 1950s, Luis …

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Titled, dated and signed on verso: REFLEXION No. 75, 1961 Paris, L. TOMASELLO
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Luis Tomasello
Argentine, 1915–2014
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Luis Tomasello, who moved to Paris in the 1950s, is best known for his white-on-white abstract geometric constructions that rely on light to create form and image. Tomasello was keenly interested in cinetism, particularly the use of existing light to create the illusion of movement through shifting light and shadow. His works, that he called “Atmosphères chromoplastiques,” were included in many national and international exhibitions, including the “La Lumière et le Mouvement” (“Light and Movement”) (1967), which was considered a groundbreaking show for Op Art.

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Seduced by the new aesthetics tendencies that were developing in Europe during the 1950s, Luis Tomasello joined a group of young Latin American kinetic artists that had recently moved to Paris. By 1957, Tomasello had permanently settled in France, and along with other artists such as Martha Boto, Hugo Demarco, and …

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Mixed Media
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Titled, dated and signed on verso: REFLEXION No. 75, 1961 Paris, L. TOMASELLO
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Luis Tomasello
Argentine, 1915–2014
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Luis Tomasello, who moved to Paris in the 1950s, is best known for his white-on-white abstract geometric constructions that rely on light to create form and image. Tomasello was keenly interested in cinetism, particularly the use of existing light to create the illusion of movement through shifting light and shadow. His works, that he called “Atmosphères chromoplastiques,” were included in many national and international exhibitions, including the “La Lumière et le Mouvement” (“Light and Movement”) (1967), which was considered a groundbreaking show for Op Art.

Luis Tomasello

Reflexión No. 75, 1961

Painted wood construction on masonite
29 5/8 × 29 5/8 in
75.2 × 75.2 cm
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