León Ferrari. La batalla estaba en sus momentos definitorios (The battle was in its definitive moments). 1964

León Ferrari La batalla estaba en sus momentos definitorios (The battle was in its definitive moments) 1964

  • Not on view
Ink and cut-and-pasted printed paper on paper
12 x 9 3/8" (30.5 x 23.8 cm)
Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund in honor of Howard Gardner
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© 2020 León Ferrari
Drawings and Prints

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Exhibition history

MoMA Exh. #2074: "Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel", 6th Floor, The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art Gallery, April 5, 2009 - June 15, 2009
and tour: Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, November 24, 2009 - March 1, 2010, Porto Alegre, Fundacao Ibere Camargo, April 8 - July 11, 2010

MoMA Exh. #2152: "I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing", The Paul J. Sachs Drawings Galleries, March 23 - September 19, 2011


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