107 Kingsgate Road London NW6 2JH , England Call Seller 44.794.972.6097


'UNTITLED S/T' - Marble bench 2

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  • Description
    This sculptural marble seating object derives from a series of similar pieces by the artist. All are unique and constructed through a direct carving process. A spectacular piece in a garden setting as well as indoors. They can be accompanied by a greyish-black carved Table piece in Pizarra by the artist.

    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 Felguérez, 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.

    PLEASE NOTE: The sizes given are approximate. For all four pieces - as seen in one of the images - the price will lower - please inquire.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Certificate of Authenticity
    Origin: Mexico
    Period: New
    Materials: Marble, direct carving
    Condition: New.
    Creation Date: 2018
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 526924
  • Dimensions
    W. 53.94 in; H. 16.54 in; D. 33.46 in;
    W. 137 cm; H. 42 cm; D. 85 cm;
Message from Seller:

Marion Friedmann Gallery launched in 2011 in London and merges a penchant for the avant-garde with a passion to celebrate and promote the most remarkable emerging and established contemporary designers. The gallery represents eclectic & eccentric collectible design with a special interest in`Materiality ́as well as in pieces with a positive environmental message. The objects range from furniture, lighting, objets d`art, jewelry and sculpture. We develop bespoke and special commissions.

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