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Carlos Cruz-Diez

France Born in: 1923 Masterpieces

Carlos Cruz-Diez (Caracas, Venezuela, 1923 - Paris, France, 2019) is one of the major figures of kinetic and optical art and has received numerous awards for his work. His practice positions him as a contemporary theorist of color. His visual research, based on three chromatic conditions -- subtractive color, additive color, and reflection -- has contributed to a new approach of the color phenomenon by expanding his perceptual universe.

Carlos Cruz-Diez based his practice on the color as an autonomous reality, without any anecdote, evolving in real-time and real space without any help from the form or the support. There are eight axes of research that reveal the different behaviors of color: Additive Color, Physichromie, Chromatic Induction, Chromointerference, Transchromia, Chromosaturation, Chromoscope, and Color in Space.

In 1940, Carlos Cruz Diez was studying at the Art School in Caracas. In 1944, he was working as a graphic designer for the "Creole Petroleum Corporation". In 1946, he became the Creative Director of the advertising agency "McCann-Erickson in Venezuela. In 1957, he founded the "Estudio Artes Visuales" dedicated to graphic and industrial design. In 1959, he completed his first work entitled “Additive Color and Physiochromia".

In 2005, his family created the "Cruz-Diez Foundation" dedicated to the conservation, development, dissemination, and research of the artist's conceptual heritage. Between 1972 and 1973, he taught "Kinetic Techniques" at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris. In 2012, he was appointed Officiel the National Order of the Legion of Honour.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction Chromatique, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction Chromatique, 1973
13.4 x 13.4 x 0.1 inch
Print

$4,846

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur additive série 14, Painting

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur additive série 14, 2009
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$78,754

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, 2014
27.4 x 39.4 inch
Print

$12,116

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
Print

$15,751

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Tepuy 1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Tepuy 1, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$8,481

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Tepuy 2, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Tepuy 2, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$8,481

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Tepuy 3, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Tepuy 3, 2018
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$8,481

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Dos, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Dos, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$8,481

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Tres, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Tres, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$8,481

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
Print

$15,751

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
Print

$15,751

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Composition pour les JO, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composition pour les JO, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 inch
Print

$2,423

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-4, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

$5,452

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 4, 2012
39.4 x 9.8 x 0 inch
Print

$4,241

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 3, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 3, 2012
39.4 x 9.8 x 0 inch
Print

$4,241

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 1, 2012
39.4 x 9.8 x 0 inch
Print

$4,241

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 2, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 2, 2012
39.4 x 9.8 x 0 inch
Print

$4,241

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Sábado	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Sábado , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$7,270

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Martes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Martes , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$7,270

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Viernes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Viernes , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Print

$7,270

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
19.7 x 31.1 inch
Print

$10,904

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-1, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

$5,452

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-7, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-7, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

$5,452

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
19.7 x 31.1 inch
Print

$10,904

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-14, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-14, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

$5,452

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-6, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-6, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

$5,452

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Perseus, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Perseus, 2017
39.4 x 82.7 x 0.4 inch
Print

$30,290

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, 1998
28.7 x 9.8 x 2 inch
Print

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Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-5, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-5, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
Print

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