May 11, 2017 - Sale 2447

Sale 2447 - Lot 97

Estimate: $ 18,000 - $ 22,000

Acrylic and wood on canvas, 3-dimensional, 1967. 665x665 mm; 26x26 inches. Signed, titled, inscribed "New York" and dated in ink, verso. Ex-collection Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia; and the artist David Manzur.

Rayo (1928-2010) was a renowned Colombian painter and sculptor. He was one of the leading Op Art practitioners in Latin America during the 1960-70s. In 1981, he founded, in collaboration with the Colombian government, a museum bearing his name, devoted to modern Latin American art, in his hometown of Roldanillo (near Cali).