Olga De Amaral (b. 1932)
Olga De Amaral (b. 1932)
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A POET’S LEGACY IN ART: THE COLLECTION OF RICARDO PAU-LLOSA
OLGA DE AMARAL (b. 1932)

Cesta lunar 66

Details
OLGA DE AMARAL (b. 1932)
Cesta lunar 66
signed, dated, and numbered 'OLGA DE AMARAL, CESTA LUNAR 66, 923, 1999' (on a label affixed to the verso)
acrylic, gold leaf, thread and gesso on linen
42 x 70 in. (106.7 x 177.8 cm.)
Executed in 1999.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist.
Literature
E. Lucie-Smith, Olga de Amaral: el manto de la memoria, Bogotá, Zona Ediciones, 2000, pp. 81-82 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Notre Dame, Indiana, Snite Museum of Art at University of Notre Dame, Parallel Currents: Highlights of the Ricardo Pau-Llosa Collection of Latin American Art, 29 August - 14 November 2010 (illustrated in color) .
New York, El Museo del Barrio, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, 12 June 2012- 6 January 2013. This exhibition also traveled to Miami, Pérez Art Museum, 18 April - 17 August 2014.
Post Lot Text
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist, dated 18 February 2022, and is catalogued in the artist's archives with reference number OA0923.

1 Olga de Amaral, The House of My Imagination: Lecture by Olga de Amaral at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 24, 2003 (Bogotá: Zona, 2003), 6-8.
2 Ibid., 7, 9-11.
3 Ibid., 11.
4 De Amaral, quoted in Anna Walker, “Square Words and Gold Landscapes: Building a Life in Textiles,” in Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock (Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2020), 21.
5 Ibid., 12-13.

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