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Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco

Published April 1st 2007
ISBN : 9789689056096
Hardcover
360 pages
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The work of Gabriel Orozco is an exemplary adventure in ideas and objects. Always generously implicating the spectator, Orozco draws on a large material repertoire to produce quiet shifts in commonplace scenarios. This book, published to coincideMoreThe work of Gabriel Orozco is an exemplary adventure in ideas and objects. Always generously implicating the spectator, Orozco draws on a large material repertoire to produce quiet shifts in commonplace scenarios. This book, published to coincide with Orozcos exhibition at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, is the first substantial monograph on the artist, and testifies amply to the range of his investigations, from tiny adjustments in everyday locations (such as breath on a piano or reflections in a puddle) to more recent preoccupations with spherical forms in collage and paint. In an extensive interview with Briony Fer, the artist explicates some of the conceptual premises of his art. Benjamin H.D. Buchloh situates Orozco s various sculptural practices within twentieth-century precedents and the climate of postwar consumerism and assesses them as manifestations of a shift in object-subject relations. And Yves-Alain Bois explores Orozco s recent return to painting, considering the structural logic of his canvases, in which Orozco deploys self-imposed rules to plot compositions (or diagrams, as he describes them). With insightful texts and hundreds of illustrations, this big, bold, 360-page book is the definitive work to date on one of the most influential artists working today.