Dinâmica de carretéis (Spool Dynamics)

Iberê Camargo1960

Iberê Camargo Foundation

Iberê Camargo Foundation
Porto Alegre, Brazil

"[...] Dinâmica de carretéis (Spool Dynamics) and Caramujo (Snail) are mezzotints, a technical procedure which, in addition to in tensifying the darkness of surfaces, also generates a velvety effect. The process dates back to the mid-seventeenth century and requires enormous discipline and technical discipline. Iberê did not make use of this process in many engravings; its results, however, achieved through the exceptional diligence of his work process, highlight the mysterious climate of each one of these works. [...]"
Mônica Zielinsky, Iberê Camargo: catálogo raisonné (São Paulo: Cosac Naify, 2006), 92.


  • Title: Dinâmica de carretéis (Spool Dynamics)
  • Creator: Iberê Camargo
  • Date Created: 1960
  • Location Created: Impressa por Iberê Camargo, ateliê da rua das Palmeiras, Rio de Janeiro
  • Physical Dimensions: 19,9 x 59,2 cm
  • Rights: © Fundação Iberê Camargo
  • Medium: Mazzotint and drypoint
  • Credit: © Rômulo Fialdini
  • Collection: Acervo Fundação Iberê
  • Accession number: G089-1

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