Breaking the Frame – the Concrete Art Movement


Created by Getty Museum and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Discover how Argentine and Brazilian artists in the 1940s broke from linear perspective to create art in unique shapes, starting the Concrete Art movement. This video is one of three that accompanied the “Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros” (September 16, 2017 – February 11, 2018) at the Getty Museum. For more information visit https://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/cisneros/

Cite this page as: The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Breaking the Frame – the Concrete Art Movement," in Smarthistory, January 6, 2021, accessed October 24, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/breaking-the-frame-the-concrete-art-movement/.