Artistas Ideales. Man Ray (Ideal Artists. Man Ray)

María Luisa Fernández

Villarejo de Órbigo, León, Spain, 1955
  • Date: 
    1995
  • Material: 
    Plywood, plaster and oil
  • Technique: 
    Direct carving, cast and patinated
  • Dimensions: 
    180 x 40 x 10 cm
  • Category: 
    Sculpture
  • Entry date: 
    1997
  • Register number: 
    AD00248

The series Ideal Artists zooms in on the figure of the ideal artist through statistical methods which materialise in a physical body. More specifically, this sculpture represents and visualises the figure of American artist Man Ray with a section of a circular chart, or a pie chart, to create an enigmatic and cryptic figure that rises in unstable equilibrium.

María Luisa Fernández
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