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Roberto Matta

(1911-2002)

Aliases: Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta Echauren, Roberto Echauren Matta, Roberto Echaurren Matta, Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echauren, Roberto Matta Echaurren, Sebastian Matta Echaurren, Roberto Matta, Roberto sebastian Matta, Matta

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(born Santiago Chile 1911; died 2002) Chilean painter, sculptor. Born in Santiago, Chile, Roberto Matta was at first interested in architecture, studying the discipline at Catholic University in Santiago and later working as a draftsman in Paris for the famed French architect Le Corbusier from 1934-7. Despite being born and raised in Chile, Matta gained most of his artistic influence at the beginning of his career while abroad in France and Spain. On a visit to Spain, Matta met Salvador Dali and Andre Breton. Breton invited Matta to join the Surrealist Movement in 1937. Influenced by both fellow surrealists and the work of Marcel Duchamp, Matta created his first colored drawings that year and his first oil paintings the next. During the late 1930s he created paintings, among them a series later known as “Psychological Morphologies”, that typical of the Surrealist Movement, explored the inner psyche and also focused on themes of transition and metamorphosis. In 1939 Matta left Europe for New York, as part of a tide of European artists that came to the US on the eve of World War II and as a result influenced young American artists, including the Abstract Expressionists. Matta befriended such American artists as Robert Motherwell and Jackson Pollock, and had his first solo exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York in 1940. Disturbed by the current global events, Matta started to break away from the Surrealist Movement, as part of a desire to shift from looking internally to externally; severing ties with the Surrealists in 1948. His paintings focused on the human condition and its relationship with the ever advancing industrial world, becoming more structured and less abstract in the process. He returned to Europe in the 1950s; traveled extensively in the 1960s and 1970s and explored new mediums such as ceramics and tapestry. His work has been shown throughout the world, including MOMA, Pompidou, and the Nationalgalerie. In 1999 he had a retrospective in Barcelona and Madrid.

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Jun 16, 10:00 AM EDT
Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2022) "Octravi" Lithograph
by Caza Sikes
Est: $200- $300
$1000 Bids
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Jun 09, 4:00 PM CEST
Roberto MATTA (1911 - 2002) Sans titre - 1970 Pastel sur papier marouflé sur toile
by Artcurial
Est: €5,000- €7,000
€5,0000 Bids
Jun 01, 2:00 PM CEST
Roberto Sebastian Matta
by Cambi Casa d'Aste
Est: €1,200- €1,500
€1,2000 Bids
Jun 01, 2:00 PM CEST
Roberto Sebastian Matta
by Cambi Casa d'Aste
Est: €1,200- €1,500
€1,2000 Bids
Jun 04, 4:00 PM CEST
Roberto Sebastian Matta “Nu debout” 1986
by Felima Art Casa D'Aste
Est: €300- €500
€101 Bid
May 24, 2:30 PM CEST
Roberto MATTA (1911-2002) - SANS TITRE
by Cornette de Saint-Cyr
Est: €80- €120
€800 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XVI
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled III
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $2,000- $2,500
$7500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XIII
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Sur Matta I
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Sur Matta II
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled from 'The International
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $2,000- $2,500
$7500 Bids
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - El Verbo Americana
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,000
$6500 Bids
Jun 09, 3:00 PM CEST
ROBERTO SEBASTIÁN MATTA (SANTIAGO DEL CHILE, 1911 - CIVITAVECCHIA, 2002): UNTITLED, 1969
by Bertolami Fine Art
Est: €1,000- €1,200
€6000 Bids
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Jun 10, 10:00 AM CEST
Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta, Senza titolo.
by Gonnelli Casa d'Aste
Est: €180- €360
€1800 Bids
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Jun 10, 10:00 AM CEST
Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta, La araucana. 1978.
by Gonnelli Casa d'Aste
Est: €200- €400
€2000 Bids
May 25, 3:00 PM CEST
MATTA ROBERTO SEBASTIAN ANTONIO (1911 - 2002) Untitled.
by Capitolium Art
Est: €4,000- €6,000
€2,8000 Bids
May 25, 3:00 PM CEST
MATTA ROBERTO SEBASTIAN ANTONIO (1911 - 2002) Untitled
by Capitolium Art
Est: €1,800- €2,400
€1,4000 Bids
May 25, 5:30 PM EDT
Roberto Matta (Manner of): Surreal Figures
by 500 Gallery
Est: $25,000- $35,000
$10,0000 Bids
May 31, 10:00 AM EDT
Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002)
by Material Culture
Est: $400- $600
$2000 Bids
May 31, 10:00 AM EDT
Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002)
by Material Culture
Est: $500- $700
$2500 Bids
May 24, 2:30 PM CEST
Roberto MATTA (1911‐2002) - FOG GOG MAGOG, 1971
by Cornette de Saint-Cyr
Est: €150- €250
€1802 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled (Green and Red Car Crash)
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $3,000
$7500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled (Pile Up)
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $3,000
$7500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled VI
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled VI
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled (Exhaust)
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $3,000
$7500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - La Guerre (The War)
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XVIII
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 16, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled VIII
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $2,000- $2,500
$7500 Bids
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May 26, 10:00 AM EDT
Roberto Matta, Espace de l'Espece, Lithograph
by RoGallery
Est: $900- $1,200
$4501 Bid
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May 26, 10:00 AM EDT
Roberto Matta, Droites Liberees X, XII, and XIV, Set of Three Etchings
by RoGallery
Est: $2,000- $3,000
$1,0000 Bids
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May 31, 11:15 AM EDT
Roberto Matta - T'ou't se tient - 1975 Lithograph 12.25" x 9.5"
by DUMBO Auctions
Est: $75- $125
$200 Bids
Jun 12, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled IX
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $2,000- $2,500
$7500 Bids
Jun 12, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XV
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
Jun 02, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XIV
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
May 26, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled I
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
May 26, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled IV
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids
May 26, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled X
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $2,000- $2,500
$7500 Bids
May 26, 12:00 PM EDT
Roberto Matta - Untitled XX
by Dane Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$6500 Bids

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