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Omar Rayo

Tibacuy, 1969

Oil on Canvas
40 × 40 in
101.6 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$40,000
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Artist: Omar Rayo, Colombian (1928 - )
Title: Tibacuy
Year: 1969
Medium: Oil on Canvas, …

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Artist: Omar Rayo, Colombian (1928 - )
Title: Tibacuy
Year: 1969
Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed, titled and dated verso
Size: 40 in. x 40 in. (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm)

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated verso
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Omar Rayo
Colombian, 1928–2010
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Among the foremost Colombian artists, Omar Rayo was celebrated for his paintings, sculptures, caricatures, and prints. Working primarily in an abstract mode and using a palette of white, black, red, and yellow, he was among the pioneers of op art. Rayo began working in this mode upon moving to New York in 1960, after a period of extensive travel throughout South America, during which he absorbed influences from pre-Columbian and folk art. Dominated by geometric forms, including striped bands, diamonds, and circles, his decidedly two-dimensional paintings bear the illusion of having multiple dimensions. In 1981, Rayo founded a museum in his native Colombia, the Museum of Rayo de Dibujo y Grabado Latinoamericano, as a venue to showcase not only his own extensive body of work but also highlight and champion the work of his fellow Latin American artists.

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Artist: Omar Rayo, Colombian (1928 - )
Title: Tibacuy
Year: 1969
Medium: Oil on Canvas, …

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Artist: Omar Rayo, Colombian (1928 - )
Title: Tibacuy
Year: 1969
Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed, titled and dated verso
Size: 40 in. x 40 in. (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm)

Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated verso
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Omar Rayo
Colombian, 1928–2010
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Among the foremost Colombian artists, Omar Rayo was celebrated for his paintings, sculptures, caricatures, and prints. Working primarily in an abstract mode and using a palette of white, black, red, and yellow, he was among the pioneers of op art. Rayo began working in this mode upon moving to New York in 1960, after a period of extensive travel throughout South America, during which he absorbed influences from pre-Columbian and folk art. Dominated by geometric forms, including striped bands, diamonds, and circles, his decidedly two-dimensional paintings bear the illusion of having multiple dimensions. In 1981, Rayo founded a museum in his native Colombia, the Museum of Rayo de Dibujo y Grabado Latinoamericano, as a venue to showcase not only his own extensive body of work but also highlight and champion the work of his fellow Latin American artists.

Omar Rayo

Tibacuy, 1969

Oil on Canvas
40 × 40 in
101.6 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$40,000
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Shipping: $600 domestic, $950 rest of world
location
Long Island City
Locked
Secure payment
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