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Oct 27, 2017 - Jan 20, 2018


Gabriel Rico studied architecture at the Instituro de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), his work is a constant study of production processes and the aesthetical and compositional possibilities of objects, with a particular interest in morphological conditions caused by erosion.
His work has been presented in museums, galleries and independent spaces in Mexico, Colombia, Denmark, Belgium, Spain, South Korea, among others. For example,in the ASU Art Museum in Phoenix, USA in the Charlottenborg Fonden in Copenhagen, Denmark; in the gallery Perrotin in Paris, France; in Sinaloa Art Museum (MASIN) in Culiacan, Mexico; Public Library Virgilio Barco in Bogotá, Colombia; in the CEART (Centro de Arte Tomas y Valiente) in Madrid, Spain; in the Triennial "Coup de Ville" in Belgium and the VIII International Biennial of Ceramics of Gyeonggi in Seoul, South Korea.

GABRIEL RICO, Fauna, 2016, Brass, neon, branch, tape & deer hoof 75 x 75 cm / 29.5 x 29.5 inches, Edition 1/1
GABRIEL RICO, Reductio ad absurdum, 2016, Neon and stone, 41 x 14 x 28 cm / 16.14 x 5.5 x 11 inches, Edition unique, (from a series of five unique works + 2 A.P.)
GABRIEL RICO, Atlas, 2011, Folded paper, Height: 30 cm / 11.8 inches Diameter dimension is variable (up to 250 cm diameter), Edition 1/1 +AP
GABRIEL RICO, Merde, 2012, Ceramic and 24-karat gold and platinum paint, 120 x 20 x 6 cm / 47.2 x 7.8 x 2.3 inches, Edition: unique (from a series of 6 unique works)