Famous for his sculptures and installations composed of found objects, the Mexican-born artist Abraham Cruzvillegas finds most of his materials free of charge in the street. Recognizing the interest and worth in objects that have been discarded, Cruzvillegas observes "I use what other people think is garbage and for me its gold." Building his work using found materials, a notion he terms "autoconstrucción", it is an approach drawn from… Read more
About the artwork
Following Cruzvillegas' concept of "autoconstrucción", this piece takes the form of a game akin to Mikado—the 34-colored bamboo sticks can be taken out of their individual grooves and by using the color guide printed on the silkscreen, can be arranged into configurations in order to make an automatic decision, an Autoconclusión. Different hues correspond to different states, ranging from "indecent" to "coherent with the landscape". A limited edition of only 35, this lighthearted multiple transmits the characteristic joy of Cruzvillegas' practice.