Untitled, From The Series Droguinhas (Little Nothings)
Artwork: Untitled, From The Series Droguinhas (Little Nothings)
Size: 66.7 x 26 x 15.7 cm
Medium: Rice paper
Creation year: 1966
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Ada Clara Dub Schendel Bento, Sao Paulo; Galleria Millan, Sao Paulo; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1997
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Experimental Exercise of Freedom: Lygia Clark, Helio Oiticica, Gego, Mathias Goeritz and Mira Schendel, October 1999 - January 2000; Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, Geometric Abstraction: Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, March - November 2001, p. 219, illustrated in color; Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo; and Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, Paralelos: Arte Brasileira da Segunda Metade do Seculo XX em Contexto: Colleccion Cisneros, March - September 2002, p. 85, illustrated in color (Sao Paulo), p. 58, illustrated in color (Caracas); Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires; and Montevideo, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales de Montevideo, Geo-metrias: Abstraccion Geometrica Latinoamericana en la Collecion Cisneros, March - October 2003, p. 99, illustrated in color (Buenos Aires), p. 56, p. 90, illustrated in color (Montevideo); Lima, Museo de Arte de Lima; Santiago de Chile, Museo de Bellas Artes de Santiago de Chile; and Bogota, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, Dialogos: Arte Latinoamericano desde la Collecion Cisneros, July 2004 - June 2005, p. 129 (text); Ciudad de Mexico, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Cruce de Miradas: Visiones de America Latina en la Collecion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, August - October 2006, p. 124, illustrated in color, and pp. 125-126 (text); Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Abstract Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, February - April 2007, pp. 210-212, no. 45, illustrated in color, and pp. 322-323 (text); Kassel, Documenta Kassel, Documenta 12, June - September 2007, pp. 74-75, illustrated in color; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Tangled Alphabets: Leon Ferrari and Mira Schendel, April - June 2009, p. 113, illustrated in color; Porto Alegre, Brazil, Fundacao Ibere Camargo, Desenhar no Espaco: Artistas abstratos do Brasil e da Venezuela na Colecao Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, November 2010 - February 2011, p. 111, illustrated in color; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Concrete Invention: Colleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Reflections on Geometric Abstraction from Latin America and its Legacy, January - September 2013, p. 163, illustrated in color; London, Tate Modern, Mira Schendel, September 2013 - January 2014, p. 121, no. 89, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-18
Lot Number: 40