Mira Schendel, ‘Untitled’, ca. 1970, Phillips
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Mira Schendel

Untitled, ca. 1970

Oil and Letraset on colored rice paper
18 1/2 × 9 in
47 × 22.9 cm
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Born in Zurich and later studying in Milan, Mira Schendel immigrated to São …

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Mixed Media
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. 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 sometimes obscure but often insistent language. Haiku-like and painterly with a keen attention to surface, Schendel’s work is less didactic and more visceral than work by her contemporaries, who investigated semiotics and post-structuralist theory in the 1980s.

Mira Schendel, ‘Untitled’, ca. 1970, Phillips
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Born in Zurich and later studying in Milan, Mira Schendel immigrated to São Paulo in 1949, where she began her artistic career in earnest. She found Brazil ripe for artistic innovation, both thanks to the community of European émigrés living there during this time, as well as the exploration of …

Medium
Mixed Media
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. 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 sometimes obscure but often insistent language. Haiku-like and painterly with a keen attention to surface, Schendel’s work is less didactic and more visceral than work by her contemporaries, who investigated semiotics and post-structuralist theory in the 1980s.

Mira Schendel

Untitled, ca. 1970

Oil and Letraset on colored rice paper
18 1/2 × 9 in
47 × 22.9 cm
Bidding closed
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