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  • Provenance

    Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo

  • Catalogue Essay

    Since the 1980’s Fernanda Gomes’ artistic practice has centered on an exploration of materiality. Gomes’ interest in using industrial materials—such as wire, wood, paper, and rocks—stems from her desire to highlight the transitory and fragile nature of these materials. Untitled, 1993 consists of two intricate wire sculptures, exhibited next to one another. While at first glance the wire compositions appear identical, upon close examination the intricate detail of the individual sculptures is revealed. The complex nature of Gomes’ creation elevates the wire beyond an everyday material into a refined artistic medium.

A Singular Vision: Works from an Important Private Collection



wire, in two parts
i) 10 x 4 1/2 in. (25.4 x 11.4 cm)
ii) 9 3/4 x 5 in. (24.8 x 12.7 cm)

$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $21,250

Contact Specialist
Kaeli Deane
Head of Sale
New York
+1 212 940 1352

Latin America

New York Auction 18 November 2015 6pm