Sculpture: The Motion Is Haphazard, The Situation Unpredictable

He does use paint. Any other resemblance in the recent works of Enrique Castro-Cid to traditional artmaking is a backward stretch of the imagination. His palette also includes electromagnets, electric eyes, air compressors, motion-picture projectors; his gift is in knowing how to combine them deftly into an esthetic commentary (see opposite page). Says he: "I put all the components together to make a situation that is not predictable."

Bouncing Balls. Since his student days in his native Chile, Castro-Cid's art has thrived on unpredictable influences. While he lived in tropical Central America...

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