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The Mirror

Accession Number
1963/1.88

Title
The Mirror

Artist(s)
Lucio Muñoz

Object Creation Date
1962

Medium & Support
oil on carved wood panel

Dimensions
51 3/16 in x 38 1/4 in (130.02 cm x 97.16 cm);51 3/16 in x 38 1/4 in (130.02 cm x 97.16 cm);52 in x 39 in x 1 5/8 in (132.08 cm x 99.06 cm x 4.13 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
The Mirror depicts a rough, abstract rendering of a face formed by carving freehand into wood. In incorporating the techniques of puncturing and slashing that were his trademarks, this work is a reflection of the artist on many levels.

Physical Description
Oil-type paint and mixed media on carved 3/8” hardwood veneer wood panel. Grain runs vertical on painted surface. Carved areas expose inner core running horizontal.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
abstract

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Arte Povera
Italian (culture or style)
abstraction
carvings (visual works)
modern and contemporary art
painting
portraits
self-portrait
wood

1 Related Resource

Looking Into the Mirror
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)

& Author Notes

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On display