Pénétrable Sonore, 1997
iron structure: 3,50m x 4m x 3m, 400 aluminium tubes
Born in 1923 in Ciudad Bolivar (Venezuela). Early contact with surrealists.
Studied Arts in Carracas (1942-1947). 1950 the artist moved to Paris and met
many avant-gardists there. Soto is famous for serial paintings but he has also
always been a musician. The sculpture in the „Giardino“ which is
meant to stride through seems to be a symbiosis of both these inclinations.
Soto did several "penetrables"; the first one was realized for the
Biennale in Venice.