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  • Jene Highstein

    Galeria Comicos

    In his recent show, Jene Highstein presented two sculptures and a series of drawings. The sculptures are part of a set of around fifteen pieces that Highstein has been producing in Portugal since 1989. Highstein began by selecting a series of marble blocks according to previously defined critera. Then he gave them a certain orientation by defining the side which would be the base. Finally, he adapted the shape to his intentions by hewing away certain areas and building up others with inlaying. The degree of transformation of the initial shape of the stone may be more or less marked, and in some

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