Matta's 1943-44 art



1943
The Prisoner of Light
"The Prisoner of Light"
1943 (43/6)
195.5 x 251.5 cm.
D. Malingue Collection, Paris
Untitled
untitled
1943-4 (43/10)
Eronisme
"Eronisme"
1943 (43/11)
60 x 80 cm.
L'OEYX
"L'OEYX"
1943 (43/13)
63.5 x 40.6 cm.
private collection, California
Ellminonde
"Ellminonde"
1943 (43/17)
127 x 96.5 cm.
private collection, Cincinatti
Inscape
"Inscape"
1943 (43/18)
53.7 x 66 cm.
private collection, Chicago
El día es un atentado
"El día es un atentado"
1943 (43/21)
76 x 91 cm.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
Black Virtue
"Black Virtue"
1943 (43/22)
76.5 x 182 cm.
Tate Gallery, London

Redness of Lead
"Redness of Lead"
1943 (43/23)
75.5 x 183.5 cm.

The Bachelors Twenty Years After
"The Bachelors Twenty Years After"
1943 (43/26)
96.5 x 127 cm.
La Révolte des contraires
"La Révolte des contraires"
1943-4 (43/27)
96.5 x 129.5 cm.
private collection, Chile
La lumière noire
"La lumière noire"
1943 (43/30)
45.2 x 63.5 cm.
Untitled
untitled
1943 (43/32)
71.1 x 91.4 cm.
Children's Fear of Idols
"Children's Fear of Idols"
1943 (43/36)
55.1 x 66 cm.
private collection, Chicago
L'impossible de l'un et de l'autre
"L'impossible de l'un et de l'autre"
ca. 1943
50.8 x 63.7 cm.
Nada
"Nada"
1943
72 x 92 cm.
Cisneros Collection, Miami
Tige verte (Les possessions)
"Tige verte (Les possessions)"
1943 (43/40)
110.3 x 141.2 cm.
Viol de nuit
"Viol de nuit"
1943
pastel on cardboard
70 x 100 cm.
private collection
Black Panther
"Black Panther"
ca. 1943
pastel, crayon, and luminous paint on brown paper
63.5 x 85.8 cm.
private collection, La Jolla
Untitled
untitled
1943
98 x 89.5 cm.
private collection, Rome
Untitled
untitled
three panels, charcoal and pastel on paper over wood
ca. 1943
92 x 194 cm.
two untitled drawings
two untitled drawings
ca. 1943
ink and crayon on paper
each 14.6 x 14.6 cm.




1944
cover art for VVV issue #4
cover art for "VVV" No. 4
(VVV's final issue, Feb., 1944)
28.6 x 21.6
collection of the webmaster
Le Vertige d'Éros
"Le Vertige d'Éros"
1944 (44/1)
196 x 252 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Displaced Continent
"The Displaced Continent"
1944 (44/4)
73 x 92 cm.
To Escape the Absolute
"To Escape the Absolute"
1944 (44/6)
97 x 127 cm.
Et At It
"Et At It" (triptych)
1944 (44/7)
86 x 247 cm.

Eupure
"Eupure"
1944
127 x 97 cm.
Les pommes de Cézanne
"Les pommes de Cézanne"
1944
66 x 54 cm.
Children's Fear of Idols, I
"Children's Fear of Idols, I"
1944
53 x 66 cm.
Children's Fear of Idols, II
"Children's Fear of Idols, II"
1944
54 x 66 cm.
The Onyx of Electra
"The Onyx of Electra"
1944 (44/11)
127 x 183 cm.
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Science, conscience et patience du Vitreur
"Science, conscience et patience du Vitreur"
1944 (44/17)
200 x 450 cm.
study for 'Science, conscience...'
study for "Science, conscience
et patience du Vitreur"
Untitled
untitled
ca. 1944
80 x 99.7 cm.
Untitled
untitled
ca. 1944
mixed media on paper
46 x 69 cm.
Le glaive et la parole
"Le glaive et la parole"
1944 (D 44/5)
86 x 68 cm.
Poing d'hurlement Poing d'hurlement
"Poing d'hurlement"
(b&w photo, and a 1978 exhibition poster)
1944
113 x 89 cm.
Les 120 jours de Sodome
"Les 120 jours de Sodome"
1944 (D 44/25)
29.5 x 37 cm.
erotic composition
erotic composition
ca. 1942-45
27.5 x 28.8 cm.