This exhibition examines the relationship between the work of renowned surrealist Roberto Matta and his son, conceptual artist, Gordon Matta-Clark. The showk explores how Matta-Clark's exposure to artistic circles of his father's generation influenced the direction that his art would take, and how that played a role in the evolution of 1970s conceptual art.
Transmission includes sculpture, paintings and works on paper by Matta, and sculpture, photographs, and works on paper by Matta-Clark. Along with artwork, there will be a section of ephemera such as notebooks, letters, documentary photographs, manuscripts, magazines, and catalogues as well as films.
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