The Cruz-Diez Foundation is an organization committed to preserving, developing, exhibiting, and researching the artistic and conceptual legacy of Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the twentieth century’s seminal thinkers in the field of color.
We believe that the arts are the finest communication system ever invented by mankind. Our goal is to stimulate and nurture the kind of intellectual inquiry that leads to new forms of expression.
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Casa Daros and the Cruz-Diez Foundation present the exhibition "Didactic and Dialectic of Color", which details the research led by Carlos Cruz-Diez on color.
This exhibition was conceived by the artist and first presented to the public in 1980, will be integrated into a comprehensive program, including educational workshops and an adjacent room that will allow visitors to familiarize themselves with the thought of Cruz-Diez and his creative processe.
The exhibition Carlos Cruz-Diez: Circumstance and Ambiguity of Color is a pedagogical sample that evidences the artist’s proposal: the AUTONOMOUS COLOR, as an ephemeral and evolving reality, devoid of symbolism.
With this video, listen to the artist speak about the importance of this pedagogical exhibition.
The Cruz-Diez Foundation launches “Interactive Random Chromatic Experience”
for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
Enter Carlos Cruz-Diez’s creative world and get to experience color phenomena by using his language and tools.
A trial version gives you free and limited access. By purchasing the full version of the application, you can play with more shapes and colors and send your Cruz-Diez interpretation by e-mail.
For those who missed the exhibition "Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time",
which remained for five months at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH),
the Foundation produced this virtual tour.
In 2011, The Cruz-Diez Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
presented a large-scale retrospective of Carlos Cruz-Diez to celebrate sixty years
of the artistic production of this central figure of contemporary art.
They joined forces to bring together more than 150 artworks, many of which
belong to the permanent collection of the Foundation.