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Pedro Barrail

Keep Walking Bench, 2012

Hammered metal
47 1/5 × 17 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
120 × 45 × 45 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
New York
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An artist, designer, and architect, Barrail combines indigenous South American craft with modern …

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An artist, designer, and architect, Barrail combines indigenous South American craft with modern ideas, materials, and technologies. He represented his native Paraguay at the 2013 Venice Biennale.

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Courtesy of: Cristina Grajales Gallery
Pedro Barrail
Paraguayan, b. 1964
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Pedro Barrail works as an artist, designer, and architect. He was born in Paraguay and studied in Miami, and his work combines the traditional indigenous crafts of South America with modern ideas and technologies. Barrail’s most notable work is a series of wooden furniture covered with tattoo designs burned into the surface by members of the Pai Tavytera tribe. The designs tell the story of this culture in their own visual lanugage. As an architect, Barrail’s work retains its strong lines, as in an airy bird-watching pavilion he created in Asunción with Marcelo Barrail and Lourdes Mendez.

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An artist, designer, and architect, Barrail combines indigenous South American craft with modern …

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An artist, designer, and architect, Barrail combines indigenous South American craft with modern ideas, materials, and technologies. He represented his native Paraguay at the 2013 Venice Biennale.

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Courtesy of: Cristina Grajales Gallery
Pedro Barrail
Paraguayan, b. 1964
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Pedro Barrail works as an artist, designer, and architect. He was born in Paraguay and studied in Miami, and his work combines the traditional indigenous crafts of South America with modern ideas and technologies. Barrail’s most notable work is a series of wooden furniture covered with tattoo designs burned into the surface by members of the Pai Tavytera tribe. The designs tell the story of this culture in their own visual lanugage. As an architect, Barrail’s work retains its strong lines, as in an airy bird-watching pavilion he created in Asunción with Marcelo Barrail and Lourdes Mendez.

Pedro Barrail

Keep Walking Bench, 2012

Hammered metal
47 1/5 × 17 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
120 × 45 × 45 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
New York
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