Einar De La Torre
Einar De La Torre is active/lives in California / Mexico. Einar De La Torre is known for Mexican folk art glasswork symbols.
Biography Einar De La Torre
A Mexican-American sculptor who works with his brother, Jamex de la Torre, Einar De La Torre creates large-scale installations as well as smaller works out of blown glass, beads and other mixed-media items. Their work references many cultures including Mexican folk art, Conquistadores, Aztec religion, Catholicism and social commentary on contemporary American culture and sexual mores.
Their pieces are humorous, irreverent and cross time periods as well as cultures, which makes them difficult to describe and categorize. One of their pieces includes a map of Mexico created from blown glass intestines shapes; another is a wall of icons looking like gaping glass vulva; and another is titled "Aztec Rolex" and juxtaposes an ancient calend
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