lygia pape: 'tteia I, C' at venice art biennale 09 lygia pape: 'tteia I, C' at venice art biennale 09
jul 01, 2009

lygia pape: 'tteia I, C' at venice art biennale 09

‘ttéia I, C’, 2002 gold thread in square forms image © designboom

brazilian artist lygia pape’s work is on view as part of arsenale at the venice art biennale 09. having worked in painting, printmaking, sculpture, dance, design, film, performance, and installation, pape was one of the most influential brazilian artists. ‘ttéia I, C'(2002) represents her late and very ambitious research into three-dimensionality. based on experiments she begun in the late 1970s, these works are made of carefully lit gold threads appearing to be of cosmic immateriality.

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lygia pape was born in 1927 and died in rio de janeiro, brazil at age of 77.

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