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Gonzalo Fonseca

Palomar

Palomar, Gonzalo Fonseca
Palomar, zoomed in
68.5 cmPalomar scale comparison76.2 cm
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Palomar is a Marble and Leather Sculpture created by Gonzalo Fonseca in 1975. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Windows and Primitivism. Source

After years of working in archeological excavations, Gonzalo Fonseca created sculptural windows into humanity’s distant past. Carving tiny spaces from cast-off architectural stone, we project ourselves into the alcoves. We came from the caves, Fonseca forces us to return.

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