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  • Carlos Irijalba, Pendo 1, 2014, steel, resin, fiberglass, stone powder, 35 1/2 × 82 3/4 × 23 3/4".

    Carlos Irijalba

    Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz

    Viewers already familiar with the work of Carlos Irijalba might have been surprised that his latest show consisted almost solely of sculpture, given that, over the years, he has built a strong reputation with his videos and photographs. However, sculpture is by no means new to him. He studied in Bilbao, where some of his teachers were the chieftains of the so-called Basque school of sculpture, a rather dogmatic group. Perhaps in response to their doctrinaire attitude toward the medium, he veered toward photography, with a particular interest in the ways in which representations of reality are

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