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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The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents Light Show, a major survey exhibition exploring the phenomenal aspects of light and its versatility as a sculptural medium.
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.
On April the 1st 2015, the Colour Group (GB) presented the Turner Medal Award to Carlos Cruz-Diez for his contribution to understandings of Colour through Art.
Every two years, alternating with the Newton Medal rewarding scientific contributions, the Colour Group (GB) presents the Turner Medal to a distinguished artist in recognition of their outstanding contribution towards understanding colour in the Visual arts. This year, for the 75th anniversary of the group, Carlos Cruz-Diez was honoured with the Turner Medal award 2015.
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.