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Jorge Macchi, ‘Untitled (dos moscas)’, 2002, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
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Jorge Macchi

Untitled (dos moscas), 2002

Watercolour on paper
8 9/10 × 12 in
22.6 × 30.4 cm
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About the work
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
London , Venezia

This works is sold framed.
Framed measurements: 28 x 35.5 x 3.5 cm (11 x 14 x 1½ in)
Courtesy of the …

This works is sold framed.
Framed measurements: 28 x 35.5 x 3.5 cm (11 x 14 x 1½ in)
Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed label on the reverse
Jorge Macchi
Argentine, b. 1963
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Considered one of Argentina’s leading living artists, Jorge Macchi works in a wide range of mediums, from sculpture and painting to installation, video, and conceptual and performance work. Macchi often begins his process with a drawing, giving form to an image that he finds compelling; some images will remain as drawings or watercolor sketches, while others evolve into three-dimensional works or videos. “Everything starts with an image, a sort of surprise in the midst of the linearity of daily experience,” he has said. Macchi is interested in chance and the accidental, and readymades—such as newspaper clippings, city maps, and sheet music—frequently find their way into his work. In Buenos Aires Tour (2003), a collaborative mixed-media work in which Macchi cracked a pane of glass over a city map in order to determine a random path through it, music, sounds, and other materials found along the route make up an alternative tour. He cites John Cage and Jorge-Luis Borges as influences.

Jorge Macchi, ‘Untitled (dos moscas)’, 2002, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
Jorge Macchi, ‘Untitled (dos moscas)’, 2002, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
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About the work
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
London , Venezia

This works is sold framed.
Framed measurements: 28 x 35.5 x 3.5 cm (11 x 14 x 1½ in)
Courtesy of the …

This works is sold framed.
Framed measurements: 28 x 35.5 x 3.5 cm (11 x 14 x 1½ in)
Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed label on the reverse
Jorge Macchi
Argentine, b. 1963
Follow

Considered one of Argentina’s leading living artists, Jorge Macchi works in a wide range of mediums, from sculpture and painting to installation, video, and conceptual and performance work. Macchi often begins his process with a drawing, giving form to an image that he finds compelling; some images will remain as drawings or watercolor sketches, while others evolve into three-dimensional works or videos. “Everything starts with an image, a sort of surprise in the midst of the linearity of daily experience,” he has said. Macchi is interested in chance and the accidental, and readymades—such as newspaper clippings, city maps, and sheet music—frequently find their way into his work. In Buenos Aires Tour (2003), a collaborative mixed-media work in which Macchi cracked a pane of glass over a city map in order to determine a random path through it, music, sounds, and other materials found along the route make up an alternative tour. He cites John Cage and Jorge-Luis Borges as influences.

Jorge Macchi

Untitled (dos moscas), 2002

Watercolour on paper
8 9/10 × 12 in
22.6 × 30.4 cm
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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