Dario Escobar, ‘Escultura Transparente XVIII’, 2015, Sculpture, Wood, vulcanized rubber and steel, Nils Stærk
Save
Save
Share
Share

Dario Escobar

Escultura Transparente XVIII, 2015

Wood, vulcanized rubber and steel
100 2/5 × 73 3/5 × 61 in
255 × 187 × 155 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Copenhagen
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
About the work
Nils Stærk
Copenhagen

The construction of this work has wooden pool cues made in China, ensemble all together by nuts and …

Medium
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Dario Escobar
Guatemalan, b. 1971
Follow

Conceptual artist Dario Escobar’s large-scale installations made from sports equipment are not purely about play: Escobar uses these popular recreational objects to look at Guatamala’s history and culture in a global context. In this vein, Escobar’s work famously uses common and mass-produced materials (like motor oil, bicycle tires, or soccer balls) in conjunction with traditional Guatemalan artisanal techniques and mythological references. Escobar modifies and shapes these found objects and artifacts of material culture into abstract forms that belong to two time periods simultaneously, as in his “Quetzalcoatl” pieces (2003) that turned steel and vulcanized rubber into primordial biomorphic forms.

Navigate left
Dario Escobar, ‘Escultura Transparente XVIII’, 2015, Sculpture, Wood, vulcanized rubber and steel, Nils Stærk
Navigate right
Save
Save
Share
Share
About the work
Nils Stærk
Copenhagen

The construction of this work has wooden pool cues made in China, ensemble all together by nuts and bolts, the work invites you to travel all around it by all its edges and angles.

This work reflects the sculpture and drawing as two joined behaviours of contemporary art, more than two independent disciplines. I …

Medium
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Dario Escobar
Guatemalan, b. 1971
Follow

Conceptual artist Dario Escobar’s large-scale installations made from sports equipment are not purely about play: Escobar uses these popular recreational objects to look at Guatamala’s history and culture in a global context. In this vein, Escobar’s work famously uses common and mass-produced materials (like motor oil, bicycle tires, or soccer balls) in conjunction with traditional Guatemalan artisanal techniques and mythological references. Escobar modifies and shapes these found objects and artifacts of material culture into abstract forms that belong to two time periods simultaneously, as in his “Quetzalcoatl” pieces (2003) that turned steel and vulcanized rubber into primordial biomorphic forms.

Dario Escobar

Escultura Transparente XVIII, 2015

Wood, vulcanized rubber and steel
100 2/5 × 73 3/5 × 61 in
255 × 187 × 155 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Copenhagen
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Other works by Dario Escobar
Other works from Nils Stærk
Related works
Most Similar