Jose Luis Cuevas, ‘Metamorfosis ’, 2010, Sculpture, Bronce, metal, HQ Antiguedades y Coleccionables
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Jose Luis Cuevas

Metamorfosis , 2010

Bronce, metal
27 3/5 × 20 4/5 × 2 in
70.1 × 52.8 × 5.1 cm
Edition 4/6
.
$8,500
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About the work
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Condition
Excellent conditions
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate
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Manufacturer
Alejandro Velasco
Jose Luis Cuevas
Mexican, 1934–2017
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José Luis Cuevas makes etchings, illustrations, sculptures, and paintings, though he is perhaps best known for his drawings; Cuevas explains, “perhaps because I was born in a paper mill and pencil factory, paper has always had a great fascination for me.” Though he briefly attended the eminent Mexican institution Escuela de Pintura, Cuevas considers himself a self-taught draughtsman in search of an alternative to the Mexican Muralists and their social messages. Cuevas has said that his drawings represent the isolation of man and an inability to communicate; many of his drawings feature distorted human figures, or figures that transform into animals. He was particularly inspired by the graphic styles of Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, and José Guadalupe Posada. He also expresses interest in the works of the Catalan Romanesque, 19th-century Romanticism, and German Expressionism.

Jose Luis Cuevas, ‘Metamorfosis ’, 2010, Sculpture, Bronce, metal, HQ Antiguedades y Coleccionables
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About the work
Medium
Condition
Excellent conditions
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Manufacturer
Alejandro Velasco
Jose Luis Cuevas
Mexican, 1934–2017
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José Luis Cuevas makes etchings, illustrations, sculptures, and paintings, though he is perhaps best known for his drawings; Cuevas explains, “perhaps because I was born in a paper mill and pencil factory, paper has always had a great fascination for me.” Though he briefly attended the eminent Mexican institution Escuela de Pintura, Cuevas considers himself a self-taught draughtsman in search of an alternative to the Mexican Muralists and their social messages. Cuevas has said that his drawings represent the isolation of man and an inability to communicate; many of his drawings feature distorted human figures, or figures that transform into animals. He was particularly inspired by the graphic styles of Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, and José Guadalupe Posada. He also expresses interest in the works of the Catalan Romanesque, 19th-century Romanticism, and German Expressionism.

Jose Luis Cuevas

Metamorfosis , 2010

Bronce, metal
27 3/5 × 20 4/5 × 2 in
70.1 × 52.8 × 5.1 cm
Edition 4/6
.
$8,500
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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