It's difficult to think of another Latin American artist who has left deeper footprints on art history than Roberto Matta. When he died in November 2002, his native Chile declared three days of national mourning for the prolific master. But it was far from home where the peripatetic Matta burst onto the world stage, living first in Europe and later America during his formative years. One of the 20th Century's major artists, Matta during his lifetime (1911-2002) achieved an international stature few from his... More >>>
Automate (1954) reflects Matta's interest in the sciences and pre-Columbian figures.