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Marble Seat I

Documentation Signed
Period New
Dimensions
W. 51.18 in; H. 18.5 in; D. 31.5 in;
W. 130 cm; H. 47 cm; D. 80 cm;
Creation Date 2018
Description This sculptural marble seating object derives from a series of 8 similar pieces by the artist. All are unique and constructed through a direct carving process. A spectacular piece in a garden setting. They can be accompanied by a greyish-black carved Table piece in Pizarra.
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.

Sizes given are approximate.
Styles / Movements Collectible Design, Minimalist, Studio Craft
Incollect Reference Number 337277
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