Clock without Time

1977
(Mexican, 1899–1991)
Support: Handmade wove paper
Watermarks: Arches
Overall: 56 x 74.2 cm (22 1/16 x 29 3/16 in.)
© Tamayo Heirs / Mexico / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Catalogue raisonné: Pereda 237
State: I/I
Edition: edition of 125 (this impression from deluxe edition of 25)
Impression: XXIII
Location: not on view
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The earthy tones and simple shapes of this image suggests decorations on early pre-Colombian pottery.

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Rufino Tamayo rejected the political imagery of many of his Mexican contemporaries, such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco. Like much of Tamayo's art, this print draws inspiration from his native region, which was known for its indigenous culture into the 1900s. The artist created it using Mixography, his own technique of printing from a cast bronze plate that embossed texture and dimensionality into paper.
Clock without Time

Clock without Time

1977

Rufino Tamayo, Taller de Gráfica Mexicana

(Mexican, 1899–1991), null
Mexico, 20th century

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