Ernesto Neto, Quem paga o arrego, spray! (Who pays the bill, spray!), 2012. SOLD OUT
Neto's edition for the Serpentine Gallery is inspired by Luz (Light), the final page of Lygia Pape's renowned bookwork Livro da criação (Book of Creation), 1959-60. Described by Neto as a 'negative shadow', the book concludes with Luz, a plain sheet of card containing a square aperture through which light can pass.
Furthering this opposition between light and shadow, Neto has created a series of unique, handmade works by spraying ink over a template object. The resulting images are playful investigations of positive and negative space, which combine areas of intense pigmentation with diffuse patterns.
Ink on cotton rag paper
76 x 56 cm
Edition of 45
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