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Gabriel Orozco

Light through Leaves, 1996

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Iris computer print, archival water-based ink on paper (500g/m2 Somerset Satin 100% cotton rag), produced by
Cone Laumont Editions, New York,
image size: 20 x 30 1/8” (50,9 x 76,5 cm),
paper size: 22 x 32 1/8” (55,9 x 81,5 cm),
Ed. 60/XX, signed and numbered

Oneness and plurality. Particles of light fluttering in a tangle of leaves and twigs, electronically filtered and reinvented.


“We are looking at an artist who analyzes the alphabet created by sculpture in art history, and then mixes it with the alphabet created by things in reality. Inside Orozco’s work, a series of threads are woven, but along those threads the communication flow is interrupted by knots of meaning. These knots are, simply, those things—transformed into sculpture—which break the circuit of artistic language. The logical and historical consequences of the artwork are subverted or, at least, diverted.” Francesco Bonami Parkett No. 48, 1996