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Pseudo Labyrinth

Kazys Varnelis

(Alsedziai, Lithuania, 1917 - 2010, Vilnius, Lithuania)

1969

Acrylic on canvas

79 in. x 79 in. (200.66 cm x 200.66 cm)

Gift of Jan and Ingeborg van der Marck

1974.120

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In Pseudo Labyrinth, Varnelis rendered a mazelike pattern with the illusion of three-dimensionality. The artist used light and shadow to create soft undulations that clash with hard edges, challenging the viewer to unlock the key to this optical puzzle.

Marks

signature, title, date on verso

Keywords
Acrylic
Geometric shapes
Monochromatic
Painting
United States