Carlos Amorales - Woodpecker - 2020
Entitled Woodpecker, 2020, each collage is constructed from of a group of abstract forms that combine to create the shape of a woodpecker. Dismantled, these shapes function as a useable typeface designed by Amorales, used across the artist’s practice. In Amorales presentation ‘Life in the folds’ at the 57th International Venice Biennale in 2016, the encrypted alphabet was made physical in the form of ocarinas, a traditional Mexican mouth flute. Therefore, allowing the alphabet to be interpreted both textually as a typeface and aurally through the ocarina. In collage, prints and paintings the ‘letterforms’ have also been combined to produce figures, objects and animals, such as the woodpecker.
Medium: Collage with lithographic prints
Size: 80 x 60 cm
Edition of 21 works, in 3 colour variants (7 of each)
Signed and numbered
Price: £ 750 (Members £ 675)
These limited edition Carlos Amorales prints are available at Whitechapel Gallery
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