Gabriel Rico - Yardstick I (Coke, Leaves), 2019
Gabriel Rico - Yardstick I (Coke, Leaves), 2019
Gabriel Rico - Yardstick I (Coke, Leaves), 2019
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Gabriel Rico - Yardstick I (Coke, Leaves), 2019

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Produced by Gabriel Rico 
Set of three ceramic sculptures
Coke: approx 30.5 x 8.9 cm | 12 x 3.5 ø in 
Leaves: approx each 35.5 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm | 14 x 7 x 1 in
Edition of 3 + 2AP 
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The Yardstick Series was featured in the exhibition "Discipline of the Cave" at the Aspen Art Museum in 2019.

Sculptures from this series can be purchased individually or in sets. Please note that these are hand-made sculptures. Each piece is uniquely made with small variations in design and finish. Inquire for additional details. 

About the artist:

Gabriel Rico’s work is characterized by the interrelation of seemingly disparate objects. A self-proclaimed “ontologist with a heuristic methodology,” Rico pairs found, collected, and manufactured materials to create sculptures that invite viewers to reflect on the relationship between humans and our natural environment. He frequently uses neon, taxidermy, ceramics, branches, and more personal pieces of his past to create an equation or formulation, achieving a precise geometry despite the organic, roughly hewn character of his materials. His installations ironically and poetically combine natural and unnatural forms, insisting on a necessary contemplation of their asymmetry as well as our own cultural and political flaws.