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Leo Matiz Staring into Space, 1963

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The artwork is available for pickup from the gallery in Bay Harbor Islands, FL, United States


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Informations about this artwork
  • Medium

    Photography : archival pigment print

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    14 x 17 x 1 inch

  • Support

    Photography on fine art paper

  • Framing

    Black wood frame

  • Artwork dimensions including frame

    21 x 29 x 5 inch

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Staring into Space, Mondrian by Leo Matiz
    Image size: 14 in. H x 17 in. W
    Frame size: 21 in. H x 29 in. W
    Gelatin silver print
    1963
    Framed
    Signed "Leo Matiz" lower left and embossed "Leo Matiz Foundation" on the lower right,
    Verso reads: "Copyright: Alejandra Matiz"
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    Leo Matiz summarized his artistic pursuits by saying: “I am a painter because of activism, photographer because of hunger, and crazy because of talent.” Indeed, Matiz began his career as a caricaturist for political and literary publications, with a keen eye for the gesture, features, and scathing humor. These illustrations were particularly influenced by the work of Gustave Doré, George Grosz, Nadar, and Guadalupe Posada. He later began working as a photojournalist in Mexico for a number of international publications but began to use the medium to explore more artistic themes. His keenness for caricature served him well in his photographic portraiture, for which he is best recognized today. Matiz’s subjects included Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Marc Chagall, and Pablo Neruda.
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Leo Matiz

Colombia Born in: 1917 Emerging artists
Leo Matiz summarized his artistic pursuits by saying: “I am a painter because of activism, photographer because of hunger, and crazy because of talent.” Indeed, Matiz began his career as a caricaturist for political and literary publications, with a keen eye for gesture, features, and scathing humor.

These illustrations were particularly influenced by the work of Gustave Doré, George Grosz, Nadar, and Guadalupe Posada. He later began working as a photojournalist in Mexico for a number of international publications, but began to use the medium to explore more artistic themes. His keenness for caricature served him well in his photographic portraiture, for which he is best recognized today.

Matiz’s subjects included Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Marc Chagall, and Pablo Naruda.
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Leo Matiz, Staring into Space
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