Frederico Seve Gallery Presents the Second Solo Showing of Gego’s Prints & Drawings

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NEW YORK, NY.- Frederico Sève Gallery present GEGO: Prints & Drawings 1963-1991, an exhibition featuring thirteen prints and drawings that were completed by the German born, Venezuelan artist, Gego (Gertrud Goldschmidt, 1912-1994), from 1963 to 1991, along with a book of lithographs dating back to 1966. The show is on display from May 25 – July 7, 2011. The prints, drawings and book document a history of Gego’s involvement with prominent printmaking workshops in North America including Iowa State University; Pratt Institute, New York; and Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles. GEGO: Prints & Drawings 1963-1991 sheds light on how the artist’s graphic works bridge her early sculptures with her breakthrough “drawings without paper”, which reflects space as its own form. Gego’s influence is undeniable, although often overlooked by historical surveys. She is noted for her use of line