Waldemar Cordeiro. Visible Idea. 1956

Waldemar Cordeiro Visible Idea 1956

  • MoMA, Floor 3, 3 East The Robert B. Menschel Galleries
Medium
Alkyd on board
Dimensions
23 9/16 × 23 5/8" (59.9 × 60 cm)
Credit
Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund
Object number
800.2016
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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Provenance

The artist.
? - 1996, Sylvio Nery da Fonseca, Escritório de Arte, São Paulo.
1996 - 2016, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, and Caracas, purchased through Sylvio Nery da Fonseca, Escritório de Arte.
2016, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as promised gift from Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.

Exhibition history

São Paulo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, "Waldemar Cordeiro uma aventura da rão", August 7 - September 7, 1986

Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, "Geometric Abstraction, Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection / Abstracción Geométrica Arte Latinoamericano en la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros", March 3 - November 4, 2001

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, "Versiones del sur. Heterotopías. Medio Siglo sin - lugar: 1918 - 1968", December 12, 2000 - February 27, 2001

São Paulo, Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, "Paralelos: Arte brasileira da segunda metade do século XX em contexto. Colección Cisneros ", March 21 - June 16, 2002 and tour:
Rio de Janeiro, Museo de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, July 11 - September 22, 2002

Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, "Inverted Utopias. Avant- Garden Art in Latin America", June 20 - September 12, 2004

Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, "The Geometry of Hope. Latin american abstract art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros", February 20 - April 22, 2007 and tour:
New York, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, September 12 - December 8, 2007

Los Angeles, Getty Center, "Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros", September 16, 2017 - February 11, 2018

Stockholm, Moderna Museet, "Concrete Matters", February 24 - May 13, 2018

MoMA Exh. #2424: "Sur moderno: Journeys of Abstraction—The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift", 3rd Floor, 3 East, October 21, 2019 -

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