Gabriel Orozco - Black Skate Kite - 2019
This edition elaborates on an image of one of Orozco’s most iconic works “Black Kites (1997)” which was originally conceived for Documenta X shortly after one of his lungs collapsed in 1996. Over the next few months he covered an entire human skull in a checkerboard grid made of graphite. The work embodies ideas of the memento mori and brings to mind questions of our human fate and mortality.
Medium: Skate deck made of 7 ply Canadian maple wood, top-print includes printed signature
Size approx: 31 x 8 in. - (80 x 20 cm)
Edition of 150
Signed and numbered certificate by the Artist
Price: € 350
This limited edition Gabriel Orozco skate deck is available at Marian Goodman Gallery