Lygia Pape. Orange. 1955

Lygia Pape Orange 1955

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Orange comprises nine identical geometric modules configured to show various possibilities of their rotation. In its use of repetitive, activated geometry, Orange exemplifies the Concrete art created by the Rio de Janeiro–based avant-garde group known as Grupo Frente, which also included artists Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica.

Gallery label from Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction, April 19 - August 13, 2017.
Oil and tempera on board, nine panels
Each 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 x 1 1/2" (39.7 x 39.7 x 3.8 cm)
Promised gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis
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© 2019 Projeto Lygia Pape
Painting and Sculpture

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