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Abraham Cruzvillegas - Sticky Selfies
An extensive compilation of Abraham Cruzvillegas' drawings of apes, which he has been producing since the early beginning of his career starting in 1985 (artist's book / leporello). Cruzvillegas draws, paints, and makes silkscreen prints with portraits of monkeys of all sizes and on different mediums and combining his passion for caricature, calligraphy, and his long-standing interest in primates.
Abraham Cruzvillegas (born 1968 in Mexico) works mainly with found objects: objects of everyday use, handicraft, packaging, musical instruments. He investigates the strategies of self-organisation in Latin American cities, using the term "autoconstrucción." He has a special interest in temporary architecture, amateur design, as well as independent social movements. The artist's works have been displayed at such spaces and shows as Tate Modern (London), Jack Tilton Gallery (NYC), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), DOCUMENTA 13 (Kassel), kurimanzutto (Mexico City), Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego), New Museum (NYC), Regen Projects (Los Angeles), XXV Bienial de Sao Paulo, Foksal Gallery Foundation (Warsaw). He was a resident in DAAD in Berlin, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco and Cove Park in Scotland.
Graphic design: Studio Manuel Raeder.
published in December 2023
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20 x 23 cm (leporello)
40 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-96436-045-8
EAN : 9783964360458
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