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Documentation Certificate of Authenticity
Origin Mexico
Period New
Materials solid ceramic, with goldplated sections
W. 4.72 in; H. 4.33 in; D. 5.12 in;
W. 12 cm; H. 11 cm; D. 13 cm;
Condition New.
Creation Date 2019
Description Gold plated solid ceramic sculpture. Geometrically shaped these pieces are an eyecatcher. With light being caught and reflected in the golden parts, they always appear in a different way. The piece stands on its own but is also available as a set of three.
Jorge Yázpik is one of the most renowned contemporary Mexican artists (born Mexico City, 1955). He works in large and small scale abstract sculptures using various precious and semi-precious stones. Yázpik’s approaches stone materials with high respect for their natural qualities, opportunities, and limitations. Often Jade and Obsidian are presented in an unpolished glory, displaying their crystal appeal through carefully placed cuts. Every discourse with the material is approached in Yázpik’s own words, by “clearing the path”, making space for the accidental element. He incorporates a strong architectural design language within his oeuvre.
Yázpik was mentored by Mexican ‘Ruptura’ artist Manuel Felgurez, a pioneer in Mexican Geometrism. Yázpik explores the negative space and takes references to Pre-Columbian sculpture with a volumetric and spatial language. He carves into the material to create labyrinthine negative spaces, with precise geometric landscapes, contrasting the organic outer surfaces of the stones. He engages the viewer visually, tactually, spatially, and architecturally. Most of his works stay untitled, the sculptures shall speak for themselves.
Styles / Movements Collectible Design, Contemporary, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 368680
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