Waltercio Caldas. Painted Iron. 1978

Waltercio Caldas Painted Iron 1978

  • Not on view
Painted iron
47 1/4 x 47 1/4 x 9/16" (120 x 120 x 1.5 cm)
Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund in honor of Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro
Object number
Painting and Sculpture

Research in progress; information about this work may be incomplete.


The artist
Galería Luisa Strina, São Paulo
1998, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, and Caracas
2017, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.

Exhibition history

São Paulo, Paço das Artes, "Nacional x Internacional na arte Brasileira," 1991

São Paulo, Bienal Brasil Século XX, 1994

Valencia, IVAM Centre del Carme, 1995

Porto, Fundación Serralves, 1996

Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art of Boston, 1997

São Paulo, Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, “Paralelos: Arte brasileira da segunda metade do século xx em contexto. Collección 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 (MALBA), “Geometrías; Arte latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros,” March 14 - May 19, 2003.

Austin, TX, Blanton Museum of Art, "The Nearest Air : A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas" October 27 - January 12, 2014.

New York, Hunter College Art Galleries, 205 Hudson Gallery, "Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros", February 8 - April 1, 2018


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