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Carlos Cruz-Diez
Carlos Cruz-Diez (2013)
Cruz-Diez in 2013.
Born 17 August 1923
Died 27 July 2019 (aged 95)
Nationality Venezuelan
Occupation Visual artist
Known for Kinetic art
Op art
Notable work
Physicromie Series

Carlos Cruz-Diez (17 August 1923 – 27 July 2019) was a Venezuelan artist. He was thought to be one of the greatest artist of the 20th century. He was best known for his kinetic and op art.

His teaching and art career was based between both Paris and Caracas. His work was represented in museums and public art sites internationally, such as Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; Tate Modern, London; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Centre Pompidou, París; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Colonia, and others.

Cruz-Diez died on 27 July 2019 in Paris at the age of 95.

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