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Jesús Rafaël Soto, Jai-Alai, 1969

Images of Jesús Rafaël Soto, Jai-Alai

  • A sculpture shaped like a tall, thin rectangle is a vivid shade of yellow. The bottom quarter of the sculpture is translucent and striped with thin black stripes.
  • A sculpture shaped like a tall, thin rectangle is a vivid shade of yellow. The bottom quarter of the sculpture is translucent and striped with thin black stripes.
A sculpture shaped like a tall, thin rectangle is a vivid shade of yellow. The bottom quarter of the sculpture is translucent and striped with thin black stripes.
  1. Long Affixed to the top of the sculpture is a small white plank from which hangs many thin strings. At the end of these strings are a variety of thin sticks in shades of yellow and gray hanging at various jaunty angles. They resemble the childhood game of pick-up-sticks.
Jesús Rafaël Soto, Venezuelan, 1923 - 2005
Jai-Alai, 1969
Screenprint on Plexiglas with nylon string and wire
Dimensions vary
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Steven Sohacki, 1979.20.7

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A sculpture shaped like a tall, thin rectangle is a vivid shade of yellow. The bottom quarter of the sculpture is translucent and striped with thin black stripes.
  1. Long Affixed to the top of the sculpture is a small white plank from which hangs many thin strings. At the end of these strings are a variety of thin sticks in shades of yellow and gray hanging at various jaunty angles. They resemble the childhood game of pick-up-sticks.
Jesús Rafaël Soto, Venezuelan, 1923 - 2005
Jai-Alai, 1969
Screenprint on Plexiglas with nylon string and wire
Dimensions vary
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Steven Sohacki, 1979.20.7

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago