Alexis Zambrano - 'The Thinker'

Regular Price$12,500.00
'The Thinker'
Found marble bust, teak and vintage cue balls
29” x 16”x 7”
Price and shipping options available upon request
Among the nearly 200 applicants to the Tombolo Artist Residency 2022 program, we were immediately drawn to the stunning range of Alexis' work. Alexis grew up in Monterrey, Mexico, collecting art and objects; he originally trained as an architect. This eclectic background is alive in Alexis' art, from the unexpected combinations of elements and mediums to the interplay of the geometric and the organic.
His works are created from pieces he has accumulated since his formative years and up to the present day rarities, art objects and unwanted antiques from dissolved heritages, obsessing over the transformation of religious objects across cultures: from temples, to exhibition rooms of iconic artworks and even images and particular moments from social networks, questioning the ways in which Western institutions commodify and colonize the sacred.
One thing was clear to us. We wanted to bring his work to life in a new medium altogether: Tombolo shirts! Learn more about our collaboration with Alexis on our blog.
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