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PLB- LAMPBy Omar Ortiz Franco

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US$ 430


Material: Stone

Dimensions: 18cm (H) x 10cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 7.1" (H) x 3.9" (W) x 0.8" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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This item has a production lead time of 1 week.


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Artist Statement

-The fire in the light, the stone and the glass.

El Pedregal is a neighborhood south of Mexico City developed in the 1940s and its main developer was the famous Mexican architect Luis Barragán.
The most representative house today is the Prieto Lopez house, founded on what was once a desert area full of volcanic stone.
Nowadays the decoration of the stone floor house unites original objects of the family and recurring objects in Barragán's work, one of these objects is the blown glass spheres made in Tonala, in his native state of Jalisco.

The blown glass, transparent, spherical with an ethereal appearance that works as a light diffuser and the cylindrical stone base that refers to the ground, the verticality of the mountains and which gives solidity to the sphere, both elements were once liquid fire, moldable that merging with air and different temperature created materials that contain unique air bubbles in each piece.


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Artist Profile

Born: 1989
Hometown: Guadalajara
Based in: London

Death Has Permission * is a brand / studio of Omar Ortiz Franco founded in 2018.
Originally from Guadalajara, an architect by profession, he lives between London and Guadalajara, these contexts create questions in him about identity, the Mexican and the global, his relationship and his individuality.
The brand is his expression …


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