Jamex De La Torre
Jamex De La Torre is active/lives in California / Mexico. Jamex De La Torre is known for mixed-media sculpture-cultural symbols.
Biography Jamex De La Torre
A Mexican-American sculptor who works with his brother, Einar de la Torre, Jamex 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 fok art, Conquistadores, Aztec religion, Catholicism and social commentary on contemporary American culture and sexual mores.
Their pieces are humorous, irreverant 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 vulv; and another is titled "Aztec Rolex" and juxtaposes an ancient calendar
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