JesÃºs Rafael Soto
1923 - 2005, Venezuela
Jesus Rafael Soto was born in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela in 1923
Soto is well known as a sculptor and installation artists linked with the Kinetic Art movement.
His work has been exhibited extensively in several public institutions including the UNESCO building in Paris (1969) and the Forum of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. In addition, Sotoâ€™s work is held in numerous museums collection including the Tate Modern in London, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Museo de Arte Moderno Jesus Soto in BolÃvar, Venezuela.
Sotoâ€™s work has been also features in several exhibitions at Gary Nader gallery including Latin American Masters, Gary Nader fine art, Coral Gables, FL, 1997, Latin American Art. Modern Masters and Contemporary, Gary Nader fine art, Coral Gables, FL, 2004 and Latin American, Modern & Contemporary Art, Gary Nader Art Centre, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, 2006.
Jesus Rafael Soto died in Paris, France in 2005