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Gabriel Orozco

 (Born 1962)
Gabriel Orozco is active/lives in New York / Mexico, France.  Gabriel Orozco is known for conceptual and installation art, painting, video and photography.

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Gabriel Orozco

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Gabriel Orozco was born in Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico in 1962 and studied at the Escuela Nacional de Arte Plasticas in Mexico City, and at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain.  An avid traveler, Gabriel Orozco uses the urban landscape and the everyday objects found within it to twist conventional notions of reality and engage the imagination of the viewer.

Orozco's interest in complex geometry and mapping find expression in works like the patterned human skull of Black Kites, the curvilinear logic of Oval Billiard Table, and the extended playing field of the chessboard in Horses Running Endlessly.

He considers philosophical problems, such as the concept of infinity, and evokes them in humb  ...  Displaying 750 of 1935 characters.



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About  Gabriel Orozco

Born:  1962 - Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Known for:  conceptual and installation art, painting, video and photography