Hirshhorn Plaza

Jesús Rafael Soto

curatorial info

Jesús Rafael Soto

  • Bio: French, b. Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela, 1923 – 2005


Marlborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome, to 7 August 1968

Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 7 August 1968-6 March 1972

Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History

MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART, Long Beach. “Jesús Soto: The Universality of the Immaterial,” 19 November 2005-19 March 2006, unnumbered checklist, ill.

HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. “Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection,” 15 February-8 April 2007, no cat.

Published References

UNSIGNED. “It’ll Move You,” Press-Telegram U (18 November 2005), n.p.

GOTTLIEB, SHIRLE. “Sheer Energy,” Press-Telegram U (2 December 2005), p. 25.

UNSIGNED. “Jesus Soto Exhibit Open at Museum of Latin American Art,” Signal Tribune (1 December 2005), p. 2.

CHANG, RICHARD. “Art: Jesus Rafael Soto,” The Orange County Register (4 December 2005), p. 18.

SCARBOROUGH, JAMES. “MoLAA Makes Soto’s Kinetic Art Work,” Grunion Gazette (15 December 2005), p. 13B.

KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER. “Soto: Playful Experiments in Perception and Reality,” Calendar (7 January 2006), p. E1.

UNSIGNED. “El arte en movimieto de Jesus Soto,” People en Espanol (February 2006).