Collection of works by Hélio Oiticica

This group of seven works consists of the following: 1-2) Metaesquemas 083 and 249, 1958; 3) Bilateral 'TEMAN', 1959; 4) Spatial Relief, 1959; 5) Box Bolide 9, 1964; 6) Glass Bolide 5 Homage to Mondrian, 1965; 7) Tropicalia Penetrables PN2 and PN3, 1967.


Details

Medium:
Various
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£150,000 ( Total: £1,731,675)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
César and Claudio Oiticica

Tropicalia features a sandy space filled with cabins which visitors can wander into. One cabin has a television with a Brazilian broadcast and poems of the Brazilian poet Roberta Salgado are propped up on the plants.

Provenance

The artist; Projeto Hélio Oiticica, the estate of the artist, from 1980.

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