Matta's 1980-82 art


In the '80s Matta entered another prolific period, where his figures became two-dimensional profiles, and mythology abounds as his subject matter.

1980
My-Tology
"My-Tology"
1980 (80/0)
410 x 550 cm.
private collection, Italy
Il proprio corno mio
"Il proprio corno mio"
1980 (80/1)
200 x 200 cm.
private collection, Italy
La nascita d'Ercole
"La nascita d'Ercole"
1980 (80/2)
205 x 197 cm.
Laocoontare (La guerra delle idee)
"Laocoontare (La guerra delle idee)"
1980
298 x 410 cm.
private collection, Italy
N'oùs
"N'oùs"
1980 (80/22)
66 x 65 cm.
Les placets de paracelse
"Les placets de paracelse"
1980 (80/28)
65 x 59 cm.
La viol de Pandora
"La viol de Pandora"
1980 (80/43)
77 x 68 cm.
La Follia (Opus 5, Corelli)
"La Follia (Opus 5, Corelli)"
1980 (P 80/19)
pastel on paper
78 x 75 cm.
Duotto
"Duotto"
1980
pastel on paper
101 x 100 cm.
untitled
untitled
1980
pastel on paper
50 x 50 cm.
Bisous
"Bisous"
1980 (D 80/1 and D 80/2)
50 x 16 cm. (each)
private collection, Paris



1981
El espejo de Cronos
"El espejo de Cronos"
1981 (81/1)
315 x 495 cm.
Dopo il fauno
"Dopo il fauno"
1981 (81/29)
100 x 100 cm.
Les antimyth de cibèle
"Les antimyth de cibèle"
1981 (81/34)
300 x 200 cm.
Las Scillabas de Scylla
"Las Scillabas de Scylla"
1981
188 x 200.7 cm.
Los centauros del sol
"Los centauros del sol"
1981
210 x 285 cm.
Le complexe des yeux, les deux d'Oedipe
"Le complexe des yeux, les deux d'Oedipe"
1981
Emision du buoc huile sur toile
"Emision du buoc huile sur toil"
1981
210 x 205 cm.
La faune des phanne
"La faune des phanne"
1981
200 x 300 cm.
El verbo América
"El verbo América"
1981
210 x 303 cm.
Scacchio
"Scacchio"
1981 (P 81/4)
pastel on paper
50 x 70 cm.
Through the mirror of the mirror
"Through the mirror of the mirror"
1981
206 x 301 cm.
Machiabello
"Machiabello"
1981
70 x 60 cm.



1982
Geomagnética de danza
"Geomagnética de danza"
1981-82
211 x 304 cm.
La naissance de l'ômme
"La naissance de l'ômme"
1982 (82/1)
182 x 210 cm.
private collection, Geneva
El Palacio del sol
"El Palacio del sol"
1982
196 x 206.5 cm.
private collection, Geneva
The Binding of Hera
"The Binding of Hera"
1982 (82/13)
200 x 200 cm.
Lo specchio del centauro
"Lo specchio del centauro"
1982 (82/16)
200 x 200 cm.
Le je et moi
"Le je et moi"
1982 (82/17)
203 x 297 cm.
Ils sexplose
"Ils sexplose"
1982
198 x 300 cm.
private collection, Chicago
Passo Interno di Mercurio
"Passo Interno di Mercurio"
1982 (82/21)
70.2 x 64.8 cm.
Du circle a l'idée
"Du circle a l'idée"
1982 (82/22)
77 x 69 cm.
Sentieri ignorati di era
"Sentieri ignorati di era"
1982 (82/23)
80 x 74 cm.
S'unir par les plaisirs
"S'unir par les plaisirs"
1982 (82/36)
115 x 103 cm.
Un jardín de las Espérides
"Un jardín de las Espérides"
1982
210 x 201 cm.
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Fingering Caprice (Homenaje a Paganini)
"Fingering Caprice (Homenaje a Paganini)"
1982 (82/52)
88 x 100 cm.
The Wandering of Leto
"The Wandering of Leto"
1982 (82/67)
73 x 68 cm.
Alphomega
"Alphomega"
1982
80.5 x 70 cm.
Art Cadia
"Art Cadia"
1982
80 x 62 cm.
Loro de Toro
"Loro de Toro"
1982
72.3 x 68.5 cm.
The Sign
"The Sign"
1982
76.2 x 68.6 cm.
Labirintad
"Labirintad"
1982
209 x 296 cm.
Untitled
untitled
1982 (P82/34)
pastel
65.1 x 49.5 cm.