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Rafael Barrios, ‘Centrífuga Levitante P17’, Panamá 2013, Marion Gallery
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Rafael Barrios

Centrífuga Levitante P17, Panamá 2013

Lacquered iron
43 3/10 × 59 1/10 × 5 9/10 in
110 × 150 × 15 cm
Edition 2/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
$61,677
Location
Panamá
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Rafael Barrios
Rafael Barrios
Venezuelan, b. 1947
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Rafael Barrios’s geometric sculptures manipulate the eye into seeing depth in flat sheets of brightly colored metal. Adopting a sculptural vernacular pioneered by such figures as Joel Shapiro, Barrios subverts the three-dimensional essence of sculpture by shaping planar sheets to resemble carefully stacked and engineered objects. Such works often appear in public contexts, such as Park Avenue in New York. Though positioned as sculpture, his work’s Op Art elements equally align it with painting, effectively blurring the boundaries between the two media.

Rafael Barrios, ‘Centrífuga Levitante P17’, Panamá 2013, Marion Gallery
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Rafael Barrios
Rafael Barrios
Venezuelan, b. 1947
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Rafael Barrios’s geometric sculptures manipulate the eye into seeing depth in flat sheets of brightly colored metal. Adopting a sculptural vernacular pioneered by such figures as Joel Shapiro, Barrios subverts the three-dimensional essence of sculpture by shaping planar sheets to resemble carefully stacked and engineered objects. Such works often appear in public contexts, such as Park Avenue in New York. Though positioned as sculpture, his work’s Op Art elements equally align it with painting, effectively blurring the boundaries between the two media.

Rafael Barrios

Centrífuga Levitante P17, Panamá 2013

Lacquered iron
43 3/10 × 59 1/10 × 5 9/10 in
110 × 150 × 15 cm
Edition 2/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
$61,677
Location
Panamá
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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