Jorge Méndez Blake, ‘Dismantling James Joyce ( The Cat and the Devil) EUR II’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic on canvas, Mai 36 Galerie
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Jorge Méndez Blake

Dismantling James Joyce ( The Cat and the Devil) EUR II, 2019

Acrylic on canvas
60 × 48 in
152.3 × 122 cm
.
Sold
Location
Zurich, Zürich
About the work
Jorge Méndez Blake
Mexican, b. 1974
Follow

Jorge Méndez Blake draws connections between literature and the visual arts through assemblage, drawing, and environmental interventions. “I think I tend toward the quotation, rather than toward the creation of new writing,” he says. “I prefer to be quoting others constantly.” He manipulates classic literature by drawing it into the gallery space, assembling pages and quotation into installations, or “canceling” texts by physically entombing them in large wooden boxes. Blake also forms textual chains with works that link the literature of travel and pilgrimage with photographs taken on his travels.

Jorge Méndez Blake, ‘Dismantling James Joyce ( The Cat and the Devil) EUR II’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic on canvas, Mai 36 Galerie
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Jorge Méndez Blake
Mexican, b. 1974
Follow

Jorge Méndez Blake draws connections between literature and the visual arts through assemblage, drawing, and environmental interventions. “I think I tend toward the quotation, rather than toward the creation of new writing,” he says. “I prefer to be quoting others constantly.” He manipulates classic literature by drawing it into the gallery space, assembling pages and quotation into installations, or “canceling” texts by physically entombing them in large wooden boxes. Blake also forms textual chains with works that link the literature of travel and pilgrimage with photographs taken on his travels.

Jorge Méndez Blake

Dismantling James Joyce ( The Cat and the Devil) EUR II, 2019

Acrylic on canvas
60 × 48 in
152.3 × 122 cm
.
Sold
Location
Zurich, Zürich
Other works by Jorge Méndez Blake
Other works from Mai 36 Galerie
Related works
Most Similar