Apacheta - First Place in Sgraffito

$ 60,000.00 MXN

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  • ◇ Technique: Hand painted and sgraffito on ceramic.

    ◇ Dimensions: 37 x 28 x 29 cm.

    Authorship: Laura Bugarini Cota and Héctor Gallegos Jr.

    Unique piece. Includes certificate of authenticity.

    The mounds formed by several stones superimposed to form a pyramidal shape are known as Apacheta. It is a type of offering to the land that is practiced in numerous places in Latin America.
    This collaborative piece by Laura Bugarini and Héctor Gallegos is a nod to the appreciation of Mother Nature and her many spheres.

  • Laura Bugarini (Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, 1979) is a complete artist, awarded the Grand National Prize for Popular Art 2015, awarded by the Presidency of Mexico and FONART, 1st place in the Amates Drawn or Painted category. She received the Chihuahuense Women's Award (2016), in the Arts category. Her work has been recognized numerous times in the Mata Ortiz Ceramics Competition. Heir to an important ceramic tradition, she is responsible for the recognition of the “Bugarini style”, whose main characteristic is the masterful handling of the miniature line.
    He frequently creates collaborative works with Héctor Gallegos Jr. Together they promote the contemporary tradition in Mata Ortiz at a national and international level, as on this occasion.

    Héctor Gallegos Martínez (Chihuahua capital, 1981) is heir to a well-known family ceramic tradition. In the effort to develop his own path, he abandoned painting for geometric patterns to experiment with an animal-themed language. He masters all ceramic manufacturing processes.
    Along with his artistic work, he has cultivated a long career as a promoter of Mata Ortiz ceramics, as well as health, food and body culture; him achieving important recognitions both in Mexico and abroad.

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