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  • Pedro Reyes, Litophone (Teponaztli), 2017, volcanic rock, plywood, 15 3/4 x 27 1/2 x 15 3/4".

    Pedro Reyes

    Galeria Luisa Strina

    Mexican artist Pedro Reyes’s recent exhibition featured two distinct groups of medium-size sculptures, one figurative and the other geometric. While this juxtaposition might at first have appeared incongruous, it follows the practice of an artist who was trained as an architect and never cultivated one signature style or preferred medium. His passion is exploring the transformative power of activism, collaboration, and collective and individual participation in art.

    Visitors first encountered five black stone monoliths (four made of marble and one of volcanic rock) set on pale plywood plinths.

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