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Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana - Mixografia
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Mixografia
Los Angeles

Dario Escobar’s first collaboration with Mixografia, Untitled, 2013, depicts a basketball that has been cut up, segmented, and attached to a flat surface. A closer look reveals that the basketball has been divided into the hexagonal shapes of a soccer ball. The brilliant orange and distinctive dimpled texture of the …

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Hand-signed by artist, Bottom right corner
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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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
A veces las cosas funcionan por las razones equivocadas (Sometimes Things Work for the Wrong Reasons)Galería RGR
2020
Ascânio + Darío + Lucas + Nino + Rodolpho + Sandra + ValdirleiCasa Triângulo
2017
2017 Summer Group ShowMixografia
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Untitled, 2013

Mixografia Print on Handmade Paper
34 × 24 1/2 × 1/2 in
86.4 × 62.2 × 1.3 cm
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Mixografia
Los Angeles

Dario Escobar’s first collaboration with Mixografia, Untitled, 2013, depicts a basketball that has …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Bottom right corner
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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