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  • Design Credit: Samantha Todhunter Design Ltd., Photo Credit: Oliver Clarke. Dimensions: H 29.52 in. x W 29.52 in.
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Pedro Friedeberg
Secret Alphabets II

2022

$1,942

About the Item

Pedro Friedeberg is an artist and designer from Mexico of Italian origin, known for his surreal work full of lines, colors, and ancient religious symbols. His best-known piece is the “ManoChair”: a sculpture/chair designed to sit on the palm, using the fingers as backrests and armrests. Friedeberg began to study architecture but did not finish his studies. He began to produce designs that went against the conventional forms of the 1950s, some as incredible as houses with artichoke roofs. His work caught the attention of Mathías Goeritz who encouraged him to continue his career as an artist. Friedeberg became part of a group of Mexican surrealist artists, including Leonora Carrington and Alicia Rahon, noted for their irreverence, rejecting the social and political art that was dominant at the time. Friedeberg has gained a reputation as an eccentric and claims that art is dead because nothing new has been produced.

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