Formas Hacia la Luz

Miguel Ángel Vidal1975/1975

Art Museum of the Americas

Art Museum of the Americas
Washington, DC, United States


  • Title: Formas Hacia la Luz
  • Creator Lifespan: 1928 - 2009
  • Creator Nationality: Argentine
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Buenos Aires
  • Creator Birth Place: Buenos Aires
  • Date: 1975/1975
  • Physical Dimensions: w39.75 x h39.75 in
  • Painter: Miguel Ángel Vidal
  • Description: Vidal was a leading figure of the second wave of geometric abstraction in Argentina during the 1960s. Vidal analyzed the possibilities of straight lines, which he set in dynamic, virtual motion around luminous points of focus. Formas Hacia la Luz mobilizes the energy created by the radiating lines, balancing centripetal and centrifugal tensions against a diffuse background. -Text by Abigail McEwen
  • Alternative Title: Forms Toward the Light
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: acrylic on canvas

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