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Roberto Matta

We need walls like wet sheets to change shape and espouse our psychological fears.

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Roberto Sebastian Antonio Matta Eschaurren, said Roberto Matta, was born in Chile (Chiloe) in 1911. Grown in a worthy family, he studied Architecture at the University of Santiago-du-Chili and obtained his degree in architecture in 1931. He came to Europe, visited numerous countries, and settled down one time in Paris where he worked in Le Corbusiers atelier. He left Paris for London and . . .

15 work(s) available / 2 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Eros humor Tarquinia
Les Oh! Tomobiles,...
Les Oh! Tomobiles,...
XXe sicle -...
Les escrobates III
Characters III
L'oeuvre grav...
The lower face
Les Oh! tomobiles VI
Flamme fatale
The king and the...
That will go
Title unknow

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Sur Matta , M. Fardoulis-Lagrange, Belfond, Paris, 1969
  • Roberto Matta , Dominique Bozo, MNAM, Paris, 1985
  • Matta : entretiens morpholgiques , Sistan, Lugano, 1987
  • Matta, Wieland Schmied, Wasmuth Verleger, 1991
  • Matta - Corpo a corpo, Giuliano Briganti, Ed. Feltrinelli, 1993
  • Masson et Matta : les deux univers , O. Paz, Yokohama Museum of Art, 1994
  • L'occhio la finestra, collectif, cat. d'expo., Galleria Maggiore, 2002
  • Matta 1911-2011, collectif, cat. d'expo., Ed. IVAM, Valencia, 2011
  • Matta Sculpture, A. Calarota, F. Gualdoni, cat. d'expo., Silvana Ed., 2015
  • Matta - in the 1950' and 1960', M. Sawin, PaceWildenstein Ed., 2016
To read from the artist :
  • Entretiens sur le surralisme et la rvolution , F.C. Toussaint, Juin 1966
  • Les yeux du cosmos - Entretiens avec R. M., E. Carrasco, Manuella Ed., 2013
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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
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