Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil and collage canvas, signed "G. Rivera" and dated 1981 to verso, gallery wrapped canvas, unframed.
43 x 41.5 in.The Estate of the late Edward and Violet Kleitz, Cary, North Carolina
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California
Acquired from the above in September 1981
His playful and powerful abstract compositions can be read like a visual diary, the expression of which works on both intellectual and emotional levels. Ramos Rivera’s fields of rich color and glyph-like mark making recall both the work of Joan Miro, Paul Klee and Cy Twombly and the iconography of the indigenous cultural heritage of his native Mexico.
He has lived and worked in San Francisco for over 40 years. Ramos Rivera’s work is in the permanent collections of prominent institutions including the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, The Mexican Museum in San Francisco and The Nevada Museum of Art.
Good estate condition.
$1,000 - 3,000