Offered by: Found Collectibles
255 West 36th St. Suite 502-503 New York City, NY 10018 , United States Call Seller 954.294.3099


Brazilian Modern Kinetic Sculpture of a Fish in Resin, Abraham Palatinik, 1960s

$ 1,000
  • Description
    This Brazilian modern sculpture of a fish was designed by Abraham Palatinik in the 1960s. It is part of the Artemis collection that features hundreds of different animals, each with sleek, flat silhouettes. The original manufacturing label can be seen on the bottom and the sculpture is in excellent condition. This beautiful sculpture would be a perfect addition to any household!

    Abraham Palatnik (2 February 1928 – 9 May 2020) was a Brazilian abstract artist and inventor whose innovations include kinechromatic art. Palatnik was born in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, lived from 1932 to 1947 in Israel before settling in Rio de Janeiro, where he spent most of his adult life. He is considered a pioneer of technological art in Brazil for his early use of mechanical systems and light. He exhibited some of his works in the First Biennial of São Paulo in 1951. Two works by Palatnik are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

    Dimensions: H3.5, W1.4, D0.8 (in) | H9, W3.5, D2 (cm)
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Resin,Hand-Crafted
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent condition.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 674139
  • Dimensions
    W. 1.4 in; H. 3.5 in; D. 0.8 in;
    W. 3.56 cm; H. 8.89 cm; D. 2.03 cm;
Message from Seller:

Found Collectibles is a furniture and décor gallery located in 225 West 36th Street, Suite 503 in New York City, dedicated to sourcing unique yet timeless collections from across the globe. Each collection tells a story particular to its time and place in history. Specializing in expert craftsmanship, we only feature small-batch, high-quality designs. Contact us: Mobile: +1 954 294 3099, Landline: +1 646 649 4260

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