Matta (1911-2002) is one of the most important painters of the 20th Century, his work is represented in museums worldwide. The artist was born in Chile in close contact with surrealists such as Dali, André Breton and Marcel Duchamp, with whom he exhibited since 1938. Trained as an architect, Matta developed in the Paris studio of Le Corbusier's idea of the relationship of space for people. In his paintings he created fictional spaces, with elements of scientific imagery invoke emotional experience. In the 1940s, when Matta was in exile in New York, he took significant developments of Abstract Expressionism anticipated.
Museum Frieder Burda
Lichtentaler Allee 8b