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Luchita Hurtado Geelong Blanket

Sale price$750.00
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  • 100% Geelong (Lambswool)
  • 150 x 195 cm / 59 x 76.8 in
  • Made in Scotland
  • Comes with accompanying canvas tote bag

The Artist

LUCHITA HURTADO

Born in Maiquetía, Venezuela, in 1920, Luchita Hurtado dedicated over eighty years of her extensive oeuvre to the investigation of universality and transcendence. Developing her artistic vocabulary through a coalescence of abstraction, mysticism, corporality and landscape, the breadth of her experimentation with unconventional techniques, materials and styles speak to the multicultural and experiential contexts that shaped her life and career. Hurtado emigrated to the United States in 1928, settling in New York where she attended classes at the Art Students League. She relocated to Mexico City in the late 1940s and, in the following decade, moved to San Francisco Bay, ultimately settling in Santa Monica, California and making frequent visits to her second home in Taos, New Mexico.

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