Major Exhibition of the Venezuelan Artist Jésus Rafael Soto: 1955 to 2004 at Haunch of Venison

artwork: Jesus Rafael Soto - Cuadrado Azul con Tes (Blue Square with Tes), 2004 - Paint on wood and metal, 40 1/2 x 40 1/8 x 6 3/4 in. (103 x 102 x 17 cm.)

NEW YORK, NY.- Together with the Estate of Jésus Rafael Soto, Haunch of Venison presents a major survey exhibition of the Venezuelan artist (1923 – 2005) from May 6th to July 1st 2011. This is the first substantial exhibition of the artist in New York since his 1974 solo show at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York which later traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC. Soto is recognized as one of the most important and influential Latin American artists of the 20th century and is also widely regarded as a major figure in the Group Zero movement.