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Born in 1912 in Hamburg, Germany
Died in 1994 in Caracas, Venezuela

Essay

Gego. Elusive Transaparency

An essay by Mónica Amor

Gego’s most rigorous works plunge into the opacity of local effects, perceptual ambiguity, and contextual vacillation. These are geometries to be seen in a field, not to be read on a page. Read more

Bibliography
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Delirious. Art at the limits of reason, 1950-1980. Exhibition catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA, September 13, 2017 - January 14, 2018. With texts by Kelly Baum, Lucy Bradnock, and Tina Rivers Ryan. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017.

Die Revolution ist tot. Lang lebe die Revolution! Von Malewitsch bis Judd, von Deineka bis Bartana. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern und Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, April 13 - July 9, 2017. Edited by Michael Baumgartner, Kathleen Bühler, and Nina Zimmer, with texts by Tanya Barson (et al.). München, Prestel, 2017.

The other Trans-Atlantic. Kinetic and Op art in Central & Eastern Europe and Latin America. Edited by Marta Dziewanska, Dieter Roelstraete, Abigail Winograd. Warsaw, Museum of Modern Art, 2017.

The revolution ist dead. Long live the revolution! From Malewitsch to Judd, from Deineka to Bartana. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern und Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, April 13 - July 9, 2017. Edited by Michael Baumgartner, Kathleen Bühler, and Nina Zimmer, with texts by Tanya Barson (et al.). München, Prestel, 2017.

Amor, Mónica. Theories of the nonobject. Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, 1944-1969. Oakland, University of California Press, 2016.

Verboamérica. Collection catalogue, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With texts by Agustín Pérez Rubio, and Andrea Giunta. Buenos Aires, MALBA, 2016.

Alonso, Rodrigo. Elogio de la Low-Tech. Historia y estética de las artes electrónicas en América Latina. Buenos Aires, Luna Editores, 2015.

Gego. Autobiography of a line. Exhibition catalogue, Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York, September 10 - October 24, 2015. With texts by Sandra Antelo-Suárez, Jesús Fuenmayor, Anne Tardos, Kaira M. Cabañas, Daniel Crespin, and Chus Martínez. New York/London, Dominique Lévy Gallery, 2015.

Barnitz, Jacqueline. Twentieth-Century art of Latin America. Revised and expanded edition. Austin, University of Texas Press, 2015.

Stout, Katharine. Contemporary drawing. From the 1960's to now. London, Tate Enterprises, 2014.

Gego. Poétique de la ligne. Exhibition catalogue, Maison de l'Amérique latine, Paris, France, February 14 - May 14, 2014. With texts by Tahía Rivero, Anna Louyot, and Matthieu Poirier. Paris, Maison de l'Amérique latine, 2014.

Cruz-Diez, Carlos. Vivir en arte. Recuerdos de lo que me acuerdo. [Houston], Texas, Ediciones Cruz-Diez Foundation, 2014.

Pini, Ivonne. Abstracción geométrica en América Latina. Textos antológicos Arte en Colombia / ArtNexus. Bogotá, Arte en Colombia, 2013.

Concrete Invention. Colección Patrica Phelps de Cisneros. Reflections on Geometric Abstraction from Latin America and its legacy. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, January 23 - September 16, 2013. With texts by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Reinaldo Laddaga, Andrea Giunta, and Olga Fernández López. Madrid, Turner, 2013.

Gego. Line as object. Exhibition catalogue, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, November 29, 2013 - March 2, 2014, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, March 29 - June 29, 2014, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK, July 24 - October 19, 2014. With texts by Eva-Marina Froitzheim, Brigitte Kölle, Lisa Le Feuvre, and Petra Roettig. Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2013.

Gego. Tejeduras, bichito y libros. Exhibition catalogue, Periférico, Caracas, Venezuela, May 5 - June 9, 2013. With a text by Félix Suazo. Caracas, Periférico, 2013.

Order, chaos, and the space between. Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle collection. Collection catalogue. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, 2013.

SITAC IX. Noveno simposio internacional de teoría sobre arte contemporáneo. Teoría y práctica de la catástrofe = 9th symposium on contemporary art theory. Theory and practice of catastrophe. Mexico City, January 27-29, 2011. Mexico City, Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo PAC, 2013.

Untangling the Web. Gego's Reticulárea. An anthology of critical response = Desenredando la red. La reticulárea de Gego. Una antología de respuestas críticas. Houston, MFAH, 2013. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Melina Kervandjian.

Catálogo trigésima Bienal de São Paulo. A iminênica das poéticas. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil, September 7 - December 9, 2012. With texts by Homi K. Bhabha, Luis Pérez-Oramas, André Severo (et al.). São Paulo, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, 2012.

Ramos, María Elena. Gego 1912 - 1994. Caracas, El Nacional, 2012.

Gego en la colección Mercantil. Exposición homenaje a los cien años de Gego. Exhibition brochure, Espacio Mercantil, Caracas, Venezuela, April - June 2012. Caracas, Espacio Mercantil, 2012.

Gego. Procedencia y encuentro. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, May 20 - August 19, 2012. With a text by Josefina Manrique. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 2012.

Pulsos de la abstracción en Latinoamérica. Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros = Pulses of abstraction in Latin America. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros collection. Collection catalogue. With texts by Jesús Fuenmayor, Mari Carmen Rodríguez (et al.). Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Madrid, Turner, 2012.

Spirits of Internationalism. 6 European collecions 1956-1986. Exhibition catalogue, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium, January 20 - May 6, 2012, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands, January 22 - April 29, 2012. With texts by Anders Kreuger (et al.). Antwerp, M HKA, 2012.

Acuña Ortega, Víctor Hugo, Alexandra Ortiz Wallner, and Dominique Ratton Pérez. Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Travesía por un estrecho dudoso = Transit through a doubtful strait. San José, Costa Rica, Teorética, 2012.

América fría. La abstracción geométrica en Latinoamérica (1934-1973). Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, February 11 - May 15, 2011. With texts by Osbel Suárez (et al.). Madrid, Fundación Juan March, 2011.

Cold America. Geometric abstraction in Latin America (1934-1973). Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, February 11 - May 15, 2011. With texts by Osbel Suárez (et al.). Madrid, Fundación Juan March, 2011.

Cosmopolitan routes. Houston collects Latinamerican art. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 24, 2010 - February 6, 2011. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Gilbert Vicario. Houston, MFAH, 2011.

Erre. Variations labyrinthiques. Exhibition catalogue, Centre Pompidou, Metz, France, September 12, 2011 - March 5, 2012. With texts by Hélène Guenin, Guillaume Désanges (et al.). Metz, Centre Pompidou, 2011.

Guide Malba collection. Collection catalogue, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With texts by Marcelo Pacheco. Buenos Aires, Malba - Fundación Costantini, 2011.

Malba. Diez años. 2001 - 2011. Exhibition catalogue, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2001 - 2011. Buenos Aires, Fundación Eduardo F. Costantini, 2011.

Cuno, James, John Elderfield, and Ariel Jiménez. A constructive vision. Latin American abstract art fom the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. New York, Fundación Cisneros, 2010.

Constructive spirit. Abstract art in South and North America, 1920s-50s. Exhibition catalogue, Newark Museum, February 17 - May 23, 2010, Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, June 26 - September 5, 2010. Edited by Mary Kate O'Hare, with contributions by Cecilia de Torres (et al.). San Francisco, Pomegranate, 2010.

Desenhar no espaço. Artistas abstratos do Brasil e da Venezuela na Coleção Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July 29 - October 31, 2010, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil, November 27, 2010 - January 30, 2011. With texts by Ariel Jiménez (et al.). Porto Alegre, Fundação Iberê Camargo, 2010.

Embracing modernity. Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction. Exhibition catalogue, The Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum, Miami, USA, October 13, 2010 - January 2, 2011. With texts by Francine Birbragher-Rozencwaig and Maria Carlota Perez. Miami, Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, 2010.

Einfeldt, Kirsten. Moderne Kunst in Mexiko. Raum. Material und nationale Identität. Bielefeld, transcript, 2010.

On Line. Drawing Through The 20th Century. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 21, 2010 - February 7, 2011. With texts by Catherine de Zegher and Cornelia H. Butler. New York, Museum of Modern Art MOMA, 2010.

Uno a la vez. Dibujos en la Colección Mercantil. Guía de sala. Exhibition brochure, Espacio Mercantil, Caracas, 2010. With texts by Tahía Rivero, Jesús Fuenmayor (et al.). Caracas, Colección Mercantil, 2010.

Vibración. Moderne Kunst aus Lateinamerika. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, September 17, 2010 - January 30, 2011. With texts by Juan Ledezma (et al.).

Correspondences: Contemporary art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, USA, February 4 - April 10, 2008. With texts by Carlos E. Palacios (et al.). New York, Fundación Cisneros, 2008.

Explorando el sur. El universalismo constructivo y otras tendencias en América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Madrid, September 19, 2008 - January 11, 2009. With texts by Bernard Chappard, Juan Manuel Bonet, and Estrella de Diego. Madrid, Fundación Carlos de Amberes, 2008.

Frágil. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain, October 15, 2008 - January 11, 2009. With texts by José María Parreño, José Luis Pardo, Mira Schendel, Gego (et al.). Segovia, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, 2008.

Camnitzer, Luis. Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation. Austin, University of Texas Press, 2007.

Consonancia. La abstracción geométrica en Argentina y Venezuela. Años 40 y 50. With texts by Adolfo Wilson. Caracas, Artesanogroup, 2007.

Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle collection of Latin American Art. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA, March 11 - June 10, 2007. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). London/New York, Merrell Publishers, 2007.

Camnitzer, Luis. Didáctica de la liberación. Arte conceptualista latinoamericano. Murcia, Cendeac, 2007.

Drawing papers 69. Gego's structural systems. Exhibition catalogue, The Drawing Center, New York, April 21 - July 21, 2007. With texts by Hanni Ossott. New York, The Drawing Center, 2007.

Latin American art. Una mirada a nuestro continente. Exhibition brochure, Odalys Galería de Arte, Caracas, June 24 - July 8, 2007. Caracas, Odalys, 2007.

The geometry of hope. Latin American abstract art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection. Exhibition catalogue, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, February 20 - April 22, 2007, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, September 12 - December 8, 2007. With texts by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro (et al.). Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2007.

A principality of its own. 40 years of visual arts at the Americas Society. New York, Americas Society, 2006. Edited by José Luis Falconi and Gabriela Rangel. With texts by Andrea Giunta, Paulo Herkenhoff, Luis Camnitzer et.al.

Blanton Museum of Art. Guide to the collection. By Jessie Otto Hite. Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2006.

Blanton Museum of Art. Latin American collection. Collection catalogue, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin. Edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, with texts by Jessie Otto Hite (et al.). Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2006.

Cruce de miradas. Visiones de América Latina. Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, August 2 - October 22, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2006.

Estrecho dudoso. Exhibition catalogue, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 1, 2006 - Feburary 15, 2007. With texts by Virgina Pérez-Ratton, Tamara Díaz Bringas, Justo Pastor Mellado (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/éTica, 2006.

Gego arquitecto. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Trasnocho Arte Contacto, Caracas, Venezuela, August 2006. With a text by Hannia Gómez. Caracas, Trasnocho Arte Contacto, 2006.

Gego. Defying Structures. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, July 28 - October 12, 2006, Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, November 8, 2006 - January 14, 2007. With texts by Iris Peruga (et al.). Porto, Museu Serralves; Barcelona, MACBA, 2006.

Gego. Entre la transparencia y lo invisible = Between transparency and the invisible. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 26 - September 25, 2005, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, March 15 - May 15, 2006, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, June 28 - September 11, 2006, The Drawing Center, New York, November 4, 2006 - January 20, 2007. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez (et al.). Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts; Buenos Aires, Malba, 2006.

Gego. Thinking the line. Exhibition catalogue, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany, September 13 - October 19, 2003, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany, January 16 - March 21, 2004, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria, July 2 - August 29, 2004, Miami Art Central, Miami, USA, September 21 - November 14, 2004. Edited by Peter Weibel and Nadja Rottner, with texts by Bruno Bosteels, Luis Pérez Oramas (et al.). Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2006.

Passion et raison d'un esprit constructif. Une conquête de l'art d'Amérique Latine. Oeuvres de la Fundación Daniela Chappard. Exhibition catalogue, Espace Bellevue, Biarritz, France, June 27 - September 30, 2006. With texts by María Elena Ramos (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Museos Nacionales, 2006.

The sites of Latin American abstraction = Los sitios de la abstracción latinoamericana. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, December 6, 2006 - February 18, 2007. Edited by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Texts by Juan Ledezma (et al.). Miami, Cifo, 2006.

Olea, Héctor, and Mari Carmen Ramírez (eds.). Versions and inversions. Perspectives on Avant-Garde art in Latin America. Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2006.

A contra corriente. Mira Schendel. Gego. Lygia Pape. Obras de la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition brochure, Fundación Teorética, San José, December 7, 2005 - February 19, 2006. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. San José, Fundación Teorética, 2005.

Art and Utopia. Limited action. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibitions at the Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, June 3 - September 12, 2004 and at the Musée des beaux-arts, Nantes, April 7 - June 3, 2005. With a text by Jean-François Chevrier. Barcelona, Museu d'art Contemporani, 2005.

Arte contemporáneo venezolano 1990-2004 en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Colección Cisneros, Maracaibo, Venezuela, July 14 - October 2, 2005. With texts by Luis Pérez-Oramas (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

Diccionario biográfico de las artes visuales en Venezuela. ABCDEFGHIJK. Caracas, Galería de Arte Nacional, 2005.

Traba, Marta. Dos décadas vulnerables en las artes plásticas latinoamericanas, 1950 - 1970. Buenos Aires, Siglo Veintiuno, 2005.

Ecos y contrastes. Arte contemporáneo en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 25, 2006, Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador, April 4 - June 24 2006, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 19, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez and Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

L'action restreinte. L'art moderne selon Mallarmé. Exhibition catalogue, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, April 8 - July 3, 2005. With texts by Jean-François Chevrier. Paris, Editions Hazan, 2005.

Pérez-Oramas, Luis. La resistencia de las sombras. Alejandro Otero y Gego = The shadows' resistance. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

Madi art, optic and kinetic exhibition. Exhibition catalogue, Durban Segnini Gallery, Caracas, November, 2005 - January, 2006. With a text by Carlos M. Luis. Caracas, Durban Segnini Gallery, 2005.

Sabiduras and other texts by Gego = Sabiduras y otros textos de Gego. Exhibition catalogue, published to coincide with the exhibition "Gego, between transparecy and the invisible" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 26 - September 20, 2005. Edited by María Elena Huizi and Josefina Manrique, with a text by Mari Carmen Ramírez.

Díaz Bringas, Tamara (ed.). Situaciones artísticas latinoamericanas. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Ticio Escobar, Mari Carmen Ramírez, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Ivo Mesquita (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/e?Tica, 2005.

Uno a la vez. Dibujos en la Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, Caracas, 2005. With texts by Tahía Rivero (et al.). Caracas, Colección Mercantil, 2005.

Beyond geometry. Experiments in form, 1940s-70s. Published in conjunction with the exhibition at the County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, June 13 - October 3, 2004, Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA, November 18, 2004 - May 1, 2005. With texts by Lynn Zelevansky, Ines Katzenstein (et al.). Cambridge, Mass., London, The MIT Press, 2004.

Carteles del Museo de Bellas Artes. Collection catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela. With a text by Susana Benko. Caracas, Fundación Museo de Bellas Artes, 2004.

Diálogos. Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, November 25, 2004 - February 28, 2005. With an interview with Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by Luis Pérez Oramas. Caracas, Fondación Cisneros, 2004.

Gego: Anudamientos. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, April 25 - May 23, 2004. With texts by Luis Pérez Oramas, design by Álvaro Sotillo. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 2004.

Inverted utopias. Avant-garde art in Latin America. Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 20 - September 12, 2004. With essays by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Héctor Olea (et al.). New Haven and London, Yale University Press / Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2004.

Latin american and caribbean art. MoMA at El Museo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Barrio, New York, March 4 - July 25, 2004. Edited by Miriam Basilio (et al.), with texts by Garry Garrels (et al.). New York, El Museo del Barrio/Museum of Modern Art, 2004.

Arte Latinoamericano Siglo XX = 20th Century Latin American Art. Obras = Works Malba-Colección Costantini. Collection catalogue, Malba, Buenos Aires. Edited by Victoria Noorthoorn and María Amalia García. With texts by Patricia Artundo (et al.). Buenos Aires, Malba, 2003.

Dreams and conflicts. The dictatorship of the viewer. 50th International art exhibition. Exhibition catalogue, 50th Venice Biennial, June 15 - Ocotober 19, 2003. Edited by Francesco Bonami and Maria Luisa Frisa, with contributions by Daniel Birnbaum (et al.). Venice, Marsilio, 2003.

Palacios, María Fernanda. El movimiento del grabado en Venezuela. Una memoria. Caracas, Comisión de Estudios de Postgrado; Facultad de Humanides y Educación, 2003.

GEGO. Gertrud Goldschmidt 1912 - 1994. Exhibition catalogue, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, Texas, September 18 - October 18, 2003. With a text by Gabriela Rangel. Houston, Sicardi Gallery, 2003.

Gego. Obra completa 1955 - 1990. With essays by Iris Peruga (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Cisneros; Fundación GEGO, Museo de Bellas Artes, 2003.

Geo-metrías. Abstracción geométrica latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros = Geo-Metries. Latin American geometric art from the Cisneros Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Malba, Buenos Aires, March 14 - May 19, 2003. With a text by Ariel Jiménez and an interview between Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Luis Pérez Oramas. Buenos Aires, Malba, 2003.

Geo-metrías. Abstracción geométrica latinoamericano en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, July 3 - October 26, 2003. With texts by Ángel Kalenberg, Ariel Jímenez. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2003.

Los espacios del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas. With a text by Rita Salvestrini. Caracas, Fundación Cultural Chacao, 2003.

Ramírez, Mari Carmen. Questioning the line: Gego in context. Houston, International Center for the Arts of the Americas, 2003.

Palenzuela, Juan Carlos. Escultura en Venezuela. 1960 - 2002. Caracas, Juan Carlos Palenzuela, 2002.

Iriarte, María Elvira, and Eliana Ortega (eds.). Espejos que dejan ver. Mujeres en las artes visuales latinoamericanas (Ediciones de las mujeres, No. 33). Santiago, Chile, Isis International, 2002.

Gego. 1955 - 1990. Una selección = A selection. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, November 2000 - April 2001. With texts by Iris Peruga and Marta Liaño. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes; Fundación Gego, 2002.

Gego. 1955 - 1990. Una selección = A selection. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, November 2000 - April 2001. With texts by Iris Peruga and Marta Liaño. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes; Fundación Gego, 2002.

International center for the arts of the Americas. Collecting Latin American art for the 21st Century. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Theresa Papanikolas, with contributions by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (et al.). Houston, International Center for the Arts of the Americas, 2002.

Paralelos. Arte brasileira de segunda metade do século XX em contexto. Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, March 23 - June 16, 2002. With texts by Ariel Jiménez and Mari Carmen Ramírez and an interview with Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by Paulo Herkenhoff. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2002.

Sala Mendoza 1956-2001. 45 años de historia del arte contemporáneo en Venezuela. Edited by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Aixa Sánchez, with Juan Calzadilla (et al.). Caracas, Asociación Civil Luisa de Mendoza para la Cultura, 2002.

Geometric abstraction. Latin american art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection = Abstracción geométrica. Arte latinomericano en la colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Mass., March 3 - November 4, 2001. With essays by Yve-Alain Bois (et al.). New Haven/London, Yale University Press, 2001.

Geometría como vanguardia. Colección Banco Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Moderno Jesús Soto, Bolívar, Museo de Barquisimeto, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, Maracaibo, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, 2001.. Caracas, Fundación Banco Mercantil, 2001.

Malba. Colección Costantini. Collection catalogue, Malba - Colección Costantini. With texts by Patricia Artundo (et al.). Mexico, Landucci Editores, 2001.

Ceci n'est pas un satellite = Esto no es un satélite. Obras contemporánes de la CPPC en el centro de transmisión satelital VBC de DirecTV Venezuela. Catalogue, Venezuela Broadcast Center, Caracas. With a text by Luis Pérez Oramas and an introduction by Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2000.

Force fields. Phases of the kinetic. Exhibition catalogue, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, April 19- June 18, 2000, Hayward Gallery, London, July 13 - September 17, 2000. With texts by Guy Brett (et al.). Barcelona, ACTAR, 2000.

La tentación de la pureza. Un montaje en la Presidencia de la Organización Cisneros. Catalogue, Organización Cisneros, Caracas. With a text by Ariel Jiménez. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2000.

Raumkörper, Netze und andere Gebilde. Exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Basel, August 26 - November 12, 2000. Edited and with an introduction by Peter Pakesch, essays by Ralf Christofori and André Bideau. Basel, Kunsthalle; Schwabe & Co., 2000.

Versiones del sur. Heterotopías. Medio siglo sin-lugar 1918 - 1968. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, December 12, 2000 - February 27, 2001. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Héctor Olea. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2000.

Jiménez, José, and Fernando Castro (eds.). Horizontes del arte latinoamericano. Madrid, Tecnos, 1999.

The experimental exercise of freedom. Lygia Clark, Gego, Mathias Goeritz, Hélio Oiticica, Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 17, 1999 - January 23, 2000. Edited by Susan Martin and Alma Ruiz, with essays by Rina Carvajal (et al.). Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999.

Cien obras de la colección en los espacios del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas = The Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits one hundred works from its collection. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, Venezuela, February 1984. With a text by Sofía Imber. Caracas, Fundación Cultural Chacao, 1998.

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber. 25 años. Caracas, Fundación Cultural Chacao, 1998.

Coleccionar en América Latina: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo (ARCO), Madrid 1997. Madrid, Editorial Arte, 1997.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Die Kunst Lateinamerikas. Munich, Lichtenberg Verlag, 1997.

La invención de la continuidad. Exhibition catalogue, Galería de Arte Nacional, Caracas, April - August 1997. With texts by Luis Pérez Oramas, Ariel Jiménez. Caracas, Galería de Arte Nacional, 1997.

Gutiérrez Viñuales, Rodrigo, and Ramón Gutiérrez (eds.). Pintura, escultura y fotografía en Iberoamérica, siglos XIX y XX. Madrid, Cátedra, 1997.

Re-Aligning vision: Alternative currents in south american drawing. Exhibition catalogue, El Museo del Barrio, New York, May 7 - September 7, 1997, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, October 3 - November 14, 1997, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, Texas, January 16 - March 8, 1998, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, May 10 - July 19, 1998. With essays by Mari Carmen Ramírez (et al.). Austin, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1997.

23. Bienal Internacional São Paulo. Salas especiais = Special exhibitions. Exhibition catalogue, 23. Bienal Internacional São Paulo, October 5 - December 8, 1996. With texts by Nelson Aguilar (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal de São Paulo, 1996.

Galería de Arte Nacional. Veinte años por el arte venezolano 1976-1996. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Galería de Arte Nacional, Caracas, March - May 1996. With texts by Clementina Vaamonde de Roosen (et al.). Caracas, Galería de Arte Nacional, 1996.

Gego. Dibujos, grabados, tejeduras. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas, September - November 1996. With a text by Eliseo Sierra. Caracas, Fundación Centro Cultural Consolidado, 1996.

La década prodigiosa. El arte venezolano en los años sesenta. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela, July - August 1995. With texts by Federica Palomero and María Elena Ramos. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, 1995.

Latin american women artists = Artistas latinomericanas. 1915 1995. Exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, March 3 - May 28, 1995, Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona, July 7 -October 1, 1995, The Denver Art Museum and Museo de las Americas, Denver, Colorado, October 28, 1995 - January 14, 1996, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., February 8 - April 29, 1996. With essays by Bélgica Rodríguez (et al.). Milwaukee, Milkwaukee Art Museum, 1995.

Poliester, vol. 4, no. 14. Venezuela. Mexico City, 1995.

Una visión del arte contemporáneo venezolano. Colección Ignacio y Valentina Oberto. Collection catalogue. With texts by Ignacio Enrique Oberto F., Luis Angel duque, María Luz Cárdenas (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Noa Noa, 1995.

Sanjurjo, Annick (ed.). Contemporary Latin American artists. Exhibitions at the Organization of American States 1965-1985. Metuchen, N.J. and London, Scarecrow Press, 1993.

Latin American artists of the twentieth century. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 6 - September 7, 1993. Edited by Waldo Rasmussen with Fatima Bercht and Elizabeth Ferrer. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1993.

Latin American artists of the twentieth century. A selection from the exhibition = Artistas latinoamericanos del siglo XX. Selecciones de la exposición. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 6 - September 7, 1993. With texts by Waldo Rasmussen. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1993.

L'art de l'Amérique Latine 1911-1968. Exhibition catalogue, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, November 12, 1992 - January 11, 1993. With texts by Alain Sayag, Waldo Rasmussen (et al.). Paris, Musée nationale d'art moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, 1992.(includes text "Guérilla culturelle" by Julio Le Parc, from magazine Robho 1968)

Artistas latinomericanos del siglo XX = Latin American artists of the twentieth century. Exhibition catalogue, Estación Plaza de Armas, Sevilla, Spain, August 11 - October 12, 1992, Centre Georges Pompidou and Hôtel des Arts, Paris, France, November 10/19, 2003 - January 11, 1993, Kunsthalle Cologne, Germany, February 8 - April 25, 1993, Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 6 - September 7, 1993. With an essay by Edward J. Sullivan and an introduction by Waldo Rasmussen. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1992.

The Latin American spirit: Art and artists in the United States, 1920 - 1970. Exhibition catalogue, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, September 29, 1988 - January 29, 1989, El Paso Museum of Art, Texas, USA, February 27 - April 23, 1989, San Diego Museum of Art, California, USA, May 22 - July 16, 1989, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 14 - October 8, 1989, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, USA, January 28, 1990 - March 31, 1990. With essays by Jacinto Quirarte (et al.). New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1988.

Veinticinco años de premios nacionales y el desarrollo del arte contemporáneo en Venezuela, 1961-1986. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, 1986.

Armas Alfonzo, Alfredo. Diseño gráfico en Venezuela. Caracas, Maraven, 1985.

Gego. Dibujos. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Barquisimeto, May 1985. With a text by Eugenio Espinoza. Graphic design by Álvaro Sotillo. Museo de Barquisimeto, 1985.

Arte actual de Iberoamérica. Exposición presentada por el Instituto de Cultura Hispánica en el Centro Cultural de La Villa de Madrid. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural de la Villa de Madrid, May 15 - September 15, 1977. Madrid, Ediciones Cultura Hispanica, 1977.

Traba, Marta. Duas décadas vulneráveis nas artes plásticas latino-americanas, 1950 - 1970. Rio de Janeiro, Paz e Terra, 1977.

Gego. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, Venezuela, 1977. With texts by Hanni Ossott. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 1977.

El Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas y algunas de sus obras. Collection catalogue. With a text by Rafael Lozano. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, 1975.

Latin American prints from the Museum of Modern Art. Exhibition catalogue, Center for Inter-Amerian Relations, New York, January 30 - March 24, 1974. With an introduction by Riva Castleman. New York, Center for Inter-American Relations, 1974.

Diccionario biográfico de las artes plásticas en Venezuela. Siglos XIX y XX. Caracas, Instituto Nacional de Cultura y Bellas Artes INCIBA, 1973.

El museo y el diseño. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela, 1970. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, 1970.

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