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Mira Schendel

Archaic Writing, 1964

Grease crayon on handmade Japanese paper
18 3/10 × 9 in
46.4 × 22.9 cm
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Austin
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Courtesy of Blanton Museum of Art
Mira Schendel
Swiss-Brazilian, 1919–1988
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Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. …

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Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. Considered preeminent among late 20th-century Latin American artists, Schendel created delicate graphite drawings, monotypes, and watercolors of letters, words, and phrases that portray how we apprehend the world through …

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Mira Schendel
Swiss-Brazilian, 1919–1988
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Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. …

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Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. Considered preeminent among late 20th-century Latin American artists, Schendel created delicate graphite drawings, monotypes, and watercolors of letters, words, and phrases that portray how we apprehend the world through …

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Mira Schendel

Archaic Writing, 1964

Grease crayon on handmade Japanese paper
18 3/10 × 9 in
46.4 × 22.9 cm
Permanent collection
location
Austin
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