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Inside the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

September 15, 2017

Breaking the Frame

Zanna Gilbert, from the Getty Research Institute, and Pia Gottschaller, from the Getty Conservation Institute, demonstrate how Argentine artists working in the 1940s broke the tradition of painting-as-window with shaped paintings (marcos recortados) and works that even pushed beyond the wall to blur the boundary between sculpture and painting.

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September 15, 2014

Hybrid Objects

Curator Jorge Rivas shows examples of "butaca" chairs from the collection. He traces their evolution from indigenous origins to hybridized forms reflecting the influence of multiple cultures.

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