Chance Noir, 1987 , Oil on canvas, 80 x 80 inches

Roberto Echaurren Matta is a celebrated Chilean painter of the Surrealist movement. His work harmonizes abstraction and figuration to construct multifaceted, cosmic motifs. His oeuvre explores a continuously changing, multi-dimensional expression of time and space. Like many Surrealist artists, Matta believed that exploring the unconscious mind would give one the ability to allow for a truer depiction of reality that exists beyond the mundane human perception.

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