Jorge Pardo. Untitled from Program. 2012

Jorge Pardo Untitled from Program 2012

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Pardo’s work bridges the worlds of art, design, and architecture, seeking new ways to engage with viewers on both functional and aesthetic levels. This screenprint is part of a series, executed in a range of lush colors reminiscent of 1960s or 1970s home decoration, that features shapes that appear abstract but are in fact examples of the artist’s biomorphic lamp designs. The motifs represent only three lamps, but, with the help of a computer modeling program, Pardo has presented each from a variety of perspectives, turning these utilitarian objects into elusive, aestheticized forms. Unlike standard print editions, each portfolio in this edition of fourteen is unique; the artist used the same background colors for each group of fifteen screenprints but paired them with different motifs producing 210 distinct compositions.

Gallery label from Abstract Generation: Now in Print, March 15–September 2, 2013.
Medium
One from a portfolio of fifteen screenprints
Dimensions
sheet (each): 39 3/8 x 27 9/16" (100 x 70 cm)
Publisher
Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, Barcelona
Printer
Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, Barcelona
Edition
14 unique variants
Credit
Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Endowment Fund
Object number
78.2013.5
Copyright
© 2021 Jorge Pardo
Portfolio
Program
Department
Drawings and Prints

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