Juan Melé Cut-out Frame no. 2 1946
We have identified these works in the following photos from our exhibition history.
1997 - 2016, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, and Caracas, purchased through Sotheby's, New York, November 25, 1997, Constructivist Art from Latin America, Sale 7062, lot 30, December 15, 1997, through Acquavella Contemporary Art, New York.
2016, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as promised gift from Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.
London, Hayward Gallery, "Art in Latin America: The Modern Era, 1820-1980", 1989
Basel, Galerie Von Bartha, "Arte Concreto, invención. Arte madi", April 26 - July 14, 1991
New York, The Americas Society, "Abstract Art from the Rio de la Plata, Buenos Aires and Montevideo 1933-1953", September 11 - December 9, 2001 and tour:
Mexico City, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, January 10 - April 7, 2002
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
Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, "Geo-metrías. Abstracción geométrica latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros", March 14 - May 19, 2003 and tour:
Montevideo, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, July 3 - October 25, 2003
Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, "Cruce de Miradas. Visiones de América Latina en la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros", August 2 - October 21, 2006
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, 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 - September 12, 2020
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