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Irene Rice Pereira

American1902-1971​

Irene Rice Pereira (August 5, 1902 – January 11, 1971) was an American abstract artist, poet and philosopher whose work was key to the development of the Modernist movement in the United States, particularly mid-century Abstract Expressionism. Contrary to the formal elements of the movement, Pereira rejected the flattening of picture plane; her work instead  attempts a deeper connection between art and audience; her geometric shapes are contained within the canvas, coexisting in between one another across seemingly infinite planes in the fore-, middle-, and backgrounds, to evoke both depth and energy and made prolific use of alternative materials to this end.

Works by Irene Rice Pereira

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New York, NY 10009
(212)353-2277

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