Matta's 1950-52 art


Matta's reluctance to abandon the figure in his painting led to a disassociation from the other surrealists from 1948-59. He lived in various places in Europe during the 50s.

1950
Nude
"Nude"
1950
53 x 66 cm.
Let's Phosphoresce
"Let's Phosphoresce"
1950
148.6 x 179.1 cm.
Contra vosotros asesinos de Palomas
"Contra vosotros asesinos de Palomas"
1950 (50/40)
200 x 271 cm.
private collection, Paris
Let's Phosphoresce by Intellection I
"Let's Phosphoresce by Intellection I"
1950
149.9 x 177.8 cm.
private collection, Chicago
Untitled
untitled"
ca. 1950
196 x 265 cm.
private collection, Rome
Untitled
untitled"
1950
198 x 208 cm.
Cleartivity
"Cleartivity"
1950
142.9 x 148.6 cm.
Procès Rosenberg
"Procès Rosenberg"
1950
50 x 39 cm.
Violent indéfinissable
"Violent indéfinissable"
ca. 1950
98.9 x 73 cm.
Figure in Torment
"Figure in Torment"
1950
pastel on paper
72.4 x 91.4 cm.



1951
Untitled
untitled"
1951
85 x 90 cm.
Nocturne
"Nocturne"
1951
65 x 54 cm.
Que se despierte el leņador
"Que se despierte el leņador"
1951
144 x 198.4 cm.
Les Roses sont belles
"Les Roses sont belles"
1951
201 x 281 cm.
private collection, Geneva
La Mela
"La Mela"
1951
119.7 x 174 cm.
private collection, Tarzana, CA
The Apples Become Morning
"The Apples Become Morning"
1951 (51/45)
189.4 x 249 cm.
The Menil Collection, Houston
Les évanisseurs
"Les évanisseurs"
1951 (51/50)
121 x 176 cm.
private collection, Rome
Ne songe plus à fuir
"Ne songe plus à fuir"
1951 (51/66)
200 x 300 cm.
study for 'Ne songe plus à fuir'
study for "Ne songe plus à fuir"
1951 (51/70)
61.4 x 64.6 cm.
Landscope
"Landscope"
1951
87 x 117.2 cm.
Erupting Volcano
"Erupting Volcano"
ca. 1951
40 x 50.2 cm.
Le De-Nommeur Re-Nommé
"Le De-Nommeur Re-Nommé"
ca. 1951
Untitled
untitled"
1951
98.1 x 150.5 cm.



1952
Untitled
untitled"
1951-52
200 x 300 cm.
Les Golgolteurs
"Les Golgolteurs"
1952 (52/8)
194 x 287 cm.
private collection, Geneva
Le Dévorateur de pomme
"Le Dévorateur de pomme"
1952 (52/27)
100 x 80 cm.
private collection, Rome
Untitled
untitled"
1952 (52/51)
117.5 x 146.7 cm.
Pecador Justificado
"Pecador Justificado"
1952
116 x 177 cm.
Les roses sont belles
"Les roses sont belles"
1952
205 x 170 cm.
Cosmic Creator
"Cosmic Creator"
1952
117.2 x 172.7 cm.
untitled
untitled"
1952
120 x 175 cm.
Denomeur
"Denomeur"
1952
119 x 173 cm.
untitled
untitled"
1952
130 x 195 cm.
untitled
untitled"
1952
70.5 x 105.5 cm.
L'écriture du matin
"L'écriture du matin"
1952
96 x 124 cm.
Eclosion
"Eclosion"
1952
74 x 100 cm.
Essere Con
"Essere Con"
1952
121 x 175 cm.
Mischie di pioggia e de vento
"Mischie di pioggia e de vento"
1952
61 x 58 cm.
Let any flowers bloom
"Let any flowers bloom"
1952
199 x 299.7 cm.
Sottobosco
"Sottobosco"
1952
120 x 202 cm.
Sel X Fuel-Sacrifice
"Sel X Fuel-Sacrifice"
1952
86.5 x 92.7 cm.
Crystal Brokers
"Crystal Brokers"
ca. 1952
117.1 x 172.7 cm.