Etching, aquatint, embossing, punched holes. Signed at the lower right and numbered 41 / 210 at the lower left. 25.25 x 18.75 inches (46 x 62 cm). Archivally framed to an overall size of 22 x 29 inches. This work was among the last pieces completed by Fontana before his death in 1968.
Lucio Fontanas respect for the advancements of science and technology during the 20th century led him to approach his art as a series of investigations into a wide variety of mediums and methods. As a sculptor, he experimented with stone, metals, ceramics, and neon; as a painter he attempted to transcend the confines of the two-dimensional surface.In a series of manifestos originating with the Manifesto blanco (White manifesto, 1946), Fontana announced his goals for a spatialist art, one that could engage technology to achieve an expression of the fourth dimension. He wanted to meld the categories of architecture, sculpture, and painting to create a groundbreaking new aesthetic idiom. From 1947 on, Fontanas experiments were often entitled. (Spatial concepts), among which a progression of categories unfolds.
The artists polychrome sculptures brought color, considered to be under the dominion of painting, into the realm of the three-dimensional. (holes) cycle, begun in 1949, he punctured the surface of his canvases, breaking the membrane of two-dimensionality in order to highlight the space behind the picture... From 1958, Fontana purified his paintings by creating matte, monochrome surfaces, thus focusing the viewers attention on the slices that rend the skin of the canvas.Prints such as the present. (cuts, 195868), whose violent jags enforce the idea that the work is an object, not solely a surface. ALL AUTOGRAPHS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC WITHOUT LIMIT. Schubertiade Music & Arts are also members in good standing of ABAA/ILAB , the most exclusive consortium of Rare Book and Manuscript Dealers in the world, as well as the MLA (Music Librarian Association), and MARIAB (Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers). SCHUBERTIADE MUSIC & ARTS deals in Music, Entertainment, Literary and other Autographs, Antiquarian Music, Books, Prints, Photographs & Paintings and Ephemera.
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