Jorge Pardo. Tecoh

Tecoh is a sprawling series of buildings designed by Jorge Pardo deep in the Yucatan jungle. Taking over six years to fabricate and engaging existing ruins of a nineteenth century hacienda, the project is by far the artist s most ambitious work to date. Over 100 color images guide the reader around its myriad buildings and landscaping from subterranean concrete forms peaking out of the wild jungle grasses to quiet details of tiles and furniture to Pardo s iconic bulbous lamps. Michael Govan, the director of LACMA, sets Tecoh within a deeper history the artist s work, while Alex Coles proposes a critical framework for its interpreta tion. This handsome publication offers the only available in depth document of the project

Text: Coles Alex. cm 22,5×29; pp. 186; 119 COL; hardcover. Publisher: Sternberg Press, New York, 2013.

ISBN: 9783943365443| 3943365441

ID: 16872

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Tecoh is a sprawling series of buildings designed by Jorge Pardo deep in the Yucatan jungle. Taking over six years to fabricate and engaging existing ruins of a nineteenth century hacienda, the project is by far the artist s most ambitious work to date. Over 100 color images guide the reader around its myriad buildings and landscaping from subterranean concrete forms peaking out of the wild jungle grasses to quiet details of tiles and furniture to Pardo s iconic bulbous lamps. Michael Govan, the director of LACMA, sets Tecoh within a deeper history the artist s work, while Alex Coles proposes a critical framework for its interpreta tion. This handsome publication offers the only available in depth document of the project