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Forma Abierta

2002
21st c
10 in. x 13 in. x 10 3/4 in. (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm x 27.31 cm)

Gustavo Perez, Mexican, b. 1950

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: North America, Mexico
Medium and Support: Stoneware
Credit Line: Gift of the artist
Accession Number: 2003.19

Commentary
Much of the inspiration for his complex surface decoration comes from Perez's interest in early, pre-Hispanic textiles and from his study of natural phenomena. While Perez works intuitively, his vessels often allude obliquely to the patterns and designs found in pre-Columbian weaving or to natural occurrences such as the motions of a wave or the stratification of the earth.

Object Description
Abstract Stoneware sculpture

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Dimensions
  • H: 10; W:13; D: 10 3/4 inches Dimensions: 10 x 13 x 10 3/4 in. (25.4 x 33.02 x 27.31 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Gustavo Perez
    Role: artist
    Place: Mexico
    Dates: 2002, 2003

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