T03770 Light Trap 1965
Construction of wood and nylon with printed paper 18 1/2 × 11 3/4 × 5 3/8 (470 × 298 × 131)
Transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1983
Prov: Purchased by the Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum, from Signals London, 1966 (Circ. 140–1966)
Exh: Travelling exhibitions of the Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum
Previously listed in error at the Victoria and Albert Museum as ‘Spiral Relief’, this is a reproduction of a 1964 construction by Soto titled ‘Piège de Lumière’ which he published with Editions MAT as a multiple. In the original the background lines are white on black, and in the multiple they are black on white.
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986