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Gabriel Orozco

Black Kites Skate Deck, 2019

7-ply Grade A Canadian Maple wood
31 × 8 in
78.7 × 20.3 cm
Edition 60/350
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Los Angeles
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About the work
MOCA
Los Angeles
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Black Kites (1997) — The artist covered an entire human skull in a checkerboard grid from graphite. …

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Black Kites (1997) — The artist covered an entire human skull in a checkerboard grid from graphite. The work embodies ideas of the memento mori and brings to mind questions of our human fate and mortality.

Condition
New. Decks are housed in a wool sleeve and includes wall mounts.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Certificate of Authenticity is signed by the artist.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Edition is 150
Publisher
The Skateroom
Gabriel Orozco
Mexican, b. 1962
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Whether working in photography, sculpture, painting, or video, Gabriel Orozco fashions the …

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Whether working in photography, sculpture, painting, or video, Gabriel Orozco fashions the unexpected out of familiar materials. One of his most well known works Black Kites (1997), a real human skull adorned with a graphite checkerboard pattern (what Orozco has called a “skull-ture”), explores the notion of time, …

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About the work
MOCA
Los Angeles
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Black Kites (1997) — The artist covered an entire human skull in a checkerboard grid from graphite. …

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Black Kites (1997) — The artist covered an entire human skull in a checkerboard grid from graphite. The work embodies ideas of the memento mori and brings to mind questions of our human fate and mortality.

Condition
New. Decks are housed in a wool sleeve and includes wall mounts.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Certificate of Authenticity is signed by the artist.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Edition is 150
Publisher
The Skateroom
Gabriel Orozco
Mexican, b. 1962
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Whether working in photography, sculpture, painting, or video, Gabriel Orozco fashions the …

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Whether working in photography, sculpture, painting, or video, Gabriel Orozco fashions the unexpected out of familiar materials. One of his most well known works Black Kites (1997), a real human skull adorned with a graphite checkerboard pattern (what Orozco has called a “skull-ture”), explores the notion of time, …

Read more

Gabriel Orozco

Black Kites Skate Deck, 2019

7-ply Grade A Canadian Maple wood
31 × 8 in
78.7 × 20.3 cm
Edition 60/350
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Los Angeles
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