VASA MIHICH "LACMA BRICK" SCULPTURE, 1982
In 1982, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art commissioned Vasa Mihich to create a multiple for their fundraising gala.
Mihich created this notable, and very rare, sculpture for the occasion. 150 examples were made, but with many variations within the edition of both color and arrangement of the floating grid.
This is a particularly excellent example from an important era in his career. Here, the artist uses one of his favourite colors, a verdant jade green, in one of his signature forms (the rectangle or "brick"). What makes this work particularly rare is the geometric grid pattern created through green and black inside the sculpture. It's an arresting sculpture that recalls Op Art - the sides of the rectangle feature different angles of the gridlines to create a convergence effect when viewed straight on.
Caviar20 has long championed Vasa Mihich's impressive pieces, from opened editioned pieces to major large scale sculptures and smaller vintage pieces. He remains one of the best Los Angeles sculptors to emerge in the late 1960s.
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Incised signature and date by the artist.
8.75”H 3.75”W 2"D
Very good condition.
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