Gaudi/Bontecou

Apologies for the dreadful photo of the interior courtyard of Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló (Barcelona, 1907). What interests me is the connection between Gaudi’s barred apertures and the early work of Lee Bontecou.

Untitled | 1967.77

Untitled, Lee Bontecou, 1961; welded steel, canvas, wire; 132.1cm x 121.6cm x 30.5cm

©Lee Bontecou, collection The Cleveland Museum of Art [1967.77]

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