Ernesto Neto - Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo

  • Artist Biography

    Ernesto Neto

    Brazilian • 1964

    Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto creates monumental installations and objects of diverse biomorphic shapes and forms that often occupy entire rooms. The works are primarily concerned with corporeality and visual seduction. Viewers are encouraged to participate with the works, and Neto engages the viewer's tactile and olfactory senses through different textures and scents, employing a myriad of synthetic non-traditional materials including nylon and polyamide fabrics, newspaper, nets and aromatic and boldly colored spices. Neto works around the space of the body, where the physical immersion into his works is like a continuation of his own body and mind.

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Nylon webbing fabric and Styrofoam pellets.

380 x 100 x 116 cm. (149 5/8 x 39 3/8 x 45 5/8 in).

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £26,900

Contemporary Art Day Sale

29 Feb 2008, 2pm