Hélio Oiticica

1937 - 1980

Died in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), born in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Hélio Oiticica, Lygia Clark and Lygia Pape constitute something like a Holy Trinity of Brazilian conceptual art.

He began making paintings and drawings but abandoned his two-dimensional works to created spatial reliefs, bolides, capes, tents and penetrables.

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