About the Work

About Zero Dollar

Zero Dollar is one of Cildo Meireles's signature works, which utilizes a subversive strategy of distribution to communicate the artist's message. By ascribing the value of zero to a reproduction of a U.S. dollar bill, Meireles strips ...Read More
Zero Dollar is one of Cildo Meireles's signature works, which utilizes a subversive strategy of distribution to communicate the artist's message. By ascribing the value of zero to a reproduction of a U.S. dollar bill, Meireles strips this symbol of economic hegemony of its power.Read Less

About the Artist

About Cildo Meireles

A leading conceptual artist, Cildo Campos Meireles's practice is situated between the Brazilian Neo-concrete movement, which advocated greater sensuality and color in art and ...Read More
A leading conceptual artist, Cildo Campos Meireles's practice is situated between the Brazilian Neo-concrete movement, which advocated greater sensuality and color in art and a more conceptually based approach. The work utilizes a variety of media ranging from works on paper to large-scale installations, using materials as diverse as folded currency, cattle bones, coins, and communion wafers, shattered glass, hay and gold, aluminum mesh, and soccer balls. The works address issues ranging from political repression, economic inequality, and the impact of colonialism, treating the issues with a poetic beauty.

Meireles has been the recipient of such awards as the 2008 Velazquez Prize for Visual Arts and the 1999 Prince Clauss Award. His work has also received retrospective exhibitions in important institutions as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Tate Modern, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, and Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro. A dedicated pavilion at Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea holds some of Meireles's important works in the permanent collection.Read Less

Zero Dollar, 1978—1984

Cildo Meireles

Print
Size Price
6.20" x 2.60" $5,000

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Description

Offset lithograph on paper.

Authentication

Signed by the artist on lithograph plate on recto.

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This work is final sale and not eligible for return.

Additional Information

This work was an open edition of lithographs executed between 1978–1984.

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