Vase #15 by Gustavo Perez
Gustavo Perez was born in Mexico City in 1950. Since he began working with clay in 1971 his work has concentrated basically in a research of the creative possibilities offered by the use of the throwing wheel. Because even though some periods of his work have used other techniques, the wheel remains the center of his activity. From pottery to sculpture.
All along his more than 45 years working with clay he has developed in different series many themes that he himself has defined as “Open form”, “Drawing on ceramics”, “Wounds”, “Cuts”, “Reconstruction”, “Folds” and “Compression”.
He lives and works in Zoncuantla, Veracruz, in Mexico. But he has also worked in many places all over the world, especially in Japan, Hungary and in France, where he was invited as artist in residence by the Manufacture de Sèvres in Paris, from 2007 until 2010.
5.5"h x 4"