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Miguel Berrocal

Retrato de Paloma

Cast aluminum, cotton rope, cubic zirconia
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1964-1976

Impressed signature and number to interior of cuff 'Berrocal 2190'. This work is …

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1964-1976

Impressed signature and number to interior of cuff 'Berrocal 2190'. This work is number 2,190 from the edition of 9,500. The face featured on this cuff is an homage to Paloma Picasso and the included extensions convert the cuff into a belt. Sold with original instruction booklet.

Miguel Berrocal
Spanish, 1933–2006
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Spanish artist Miguel Berrocal is best known for his interactive sculptural works, which range in scale from the miniscule to the monumental, and depict abstract or figurative forms that can be assembled like puzzles. Fascinated from an early age by analytic geometry, science, and drawing, Berrocal quickly turned to sculpture after his schooling. Berrocal’s practice was driven by a strong personal philosophy highlighted by the desire to connect with the viewer through sculptural objects, leading to an analytical, complicated process of study and the construction of touchable works. Berrocal believed that in order to truly experience form, it must be “observed with the hands,” thus emphasizing the viewer’s role in the mental and physical construction of an artwork.

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About the work
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1964-1976

Impressed signature and number to interior of cuff 'Berrocal 2190'. This work is …

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1964-1976

Impressed signature and number to interior of cuff 'Berrocal 2190'. This work is number 2,190 from the edition of 9,500. The face featured on this cuff is an homage to Paloma Picasso and the included extensions convert the cuff into a belt. Sold with original instruction booklet.

Miguel Berrocal
Spanish, 1933–2006
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Spanish artist Miguel Berrocal is best known for his interactive sculptural works, which range in scale from the miniscule to the monumental, and depict abstract or figurative forms that can be assembled like puzzles. Fascinated from an early age by analytic geometry, science, and drawing, Berrocal quickly turned to sculpture after his schooling. Berrocal’s practice was driven by a strong personal philosophy highlighted by the desire to connect with the viewer through sculptural objects, leading to an analytical, complicated process of study and the construction of touchable works. Berrocal believed that in order to truly experience form, it must be “observed with the hands,” thus emphasizing the viewer’s role in the mental and physical construction of an artwork.

Miguel Berrocal

Retrato de Paloma

Cast aluminum, cotton rope, cubic zirconia
Bidding closed
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