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  • Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    B.H.D Buchloch, A. Ruiz, Gabriel Orozco, Los Angeles 2000, pp. 54-55 (illustrated); P.D Rosenzweig, M. Fineman, Gabriel Orozco: Photographs, Washington, D.C. 2004, pp. 34-35 (illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    Gabriel Orozco

    Mexican • 1954

    Gabriel Orozco's diverse practice, which includes sculpture, photography, painting and video, is centered on the rejection of the concept of a traditional studio. Alternatively, Orozco's conceptual process involves using quotidian objects as commentary on urban society. In the widely exhibited La DS (1993), Orozco cut a Citroën DS car into thirds, eliminating the central section and reconfiguring the remaining parts.

    Another important motif in Orozco's lexicon is that of the colored ellipses. In his seminal series, Samurai Tree Invariants, the artist employs fragmented colored circles as the basis for geometric compositions, exploring the movements made by a knight on a chessboard. These not only represent Orozco's conceptual practices but illustrate his interest in both the geometric and organic world.

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Meada de Perro sobre la Nieve (Dog Urine in Snow)

Cibachrome print.
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm).
Signed, titled, dated "Meada de Perro, Gabriel Orozco, 1994" and numbered of five on the reverse. This work is from an edition of five.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $10,000

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Under the Influence

8 March 2011
New York