Produced by Utopia x Parley, 2020
Created from up-cycled ocean plastic waste
Edition of 100 + 8AP
5 x 3 feet / 60 x 36 in
Featured artwork: Ondes 110 n °8, 1974
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From the producer:
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Franco-Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc is a major figure in the realm of kinetic and contemporary art. In 1959, he began to create geometrical abstract paintings based on predetermined systems, and over the years expanded his practice into three dimensions. Introducing movement and light, he pioneered the active involvement of the spectator. Le Parc was a co-founder of the Groupe de Recherche d'Art Visual in 1960. He was awarded the main painting prize at the 1966 Venice Biennale and has pretend his work in numerous art institutions all over the world. As a defender of human rights, he fought against dictatorship in Latin America through numerous collective anti-fascist projects.