Commonwealth and Council

An Index and Its Histories

Gala Porras-Kim

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31 west Mexico ceramics from LACMA collection: Jalisco Index

31 west Mexico ceramics from LACMA collection: Jalisco Index

2017

Graphite, colored pencil, marker, ink on paper, artist’s frame

73 x 73 x 3 in (185.4 x 185.4 x 7.6 cm)

Three joined acrobats vessel

Three joined acrobats vessel

2017

Graphite, flashe paint on paper, artist’s frame

25.75 x 18.5 x 1.5 in (65.4 x 47.6 x 3.8 cm)

Two joined Buddha’s hands vessel

Two joined Buddha’s hands vessel

2017

Graphite on paper, artist’s frame

25.75 x 18.75 x 1.5 in (65.4 x 47.6 x 3.8 cm)

Dog vessel

Dog vessel

2017

Graphite, flashe paint on paper, artist’s frame

25.75 x 18.75 x 1.5 in (65.4 x 47.6 x 3.8 cm)

Three joined gourds vessel

Three joined gourds vessel

2017

Graphite on paper, artist’s frame

25.75 x 18.75 x 1.5 in (65.4 x 47.6 x 3.8 cm)

Two joined acrobats vessel

Two joined acrobats vessel

2017

Graphite on paper, artist’s frame

25.75 x 18.75 x 1.5 in (65.4 x 47.6 x 3.8 cm)

Vessel with lip 7

Vessel with lip 7

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

7 x 8 x 8 in (17.8 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

8.5 x 5 x 5 in (21.6 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)

Vessel with lip 6

Vessel with lip 6

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

7.25 x 6 x 6 in (18.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

7 x 3.5 x 3.5 in (17.8 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)

Vessel with lip 5

Vessel with lip 5

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

4 x 8 x 8 in (10.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

8.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 in (21.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)

Vessel with lip 4

Vessel with lip 4

2017

Unglazed ceramic, graphite, steel, mahogany

5.75 x 8.5 x 8.5 in (14.6 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm)

9 x 4 x 4 in (22.9 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm)

Vessel with lip 3

Vessel with lip 3

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

7.75 x 6 x 6 in (19.7 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

10 x 6 x 6 in (25.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

Vessel with lip 1

Vessel with lip 1

2017

Unglazed ceramic, graphite, steel, mahogany

7.5 x 6 x 6 in (19 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

8 x 4.5 x 4.5 in (20.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)

Vessel with lip 2

Vessel with lip 2

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

5.75 x 6 x 6 in (14.6 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

9 x 4 x 4 in (22.9 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm)

Lid

Lid

2017

Unglazed ceramic, mahogany

6 x 8 x 8 in (15.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

Vessel

Vessel

2017

Unglazed ceramic, steel, mahogany

8 x 10 x 10 in (20.3 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)

Vessel with lip 8

Vessel with lip 8

2017

Unglazed ceramic, graphite, steel, mahogany

9.75 x 10 x 10 in (24.8 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)

8.5 x 4 x 4 in (21.6 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm)

Joined decouple

Joined decouple

2017

Unglazed ceramic, linen, mahogany

15 x 37 x 6.75 in (38.1 x 94 x 17.1 cm)

Joined decouple, detail

Joined decouple, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Mesoamerican Negative Space 1

Mesoamerican Negative Space 1

2017

Plexiglas, graphite, flourescent light

48 x 47.5 x .75 in (121.9 x 120.7 x 1.9 cm)

Mesoamerican Negative Space 2

Mesoamerican Negative Space 2

2017

Plexiglas, graphite, flourescent light

48 x 32.75 x .75 in (121.9 x 83.2 x 1.9 cm)

Installation view

Installation view

Stacked vessels and the grave

Stacked vessels and the grave

2017

Ceramic, graphite, mahogany

14.5 x 16.5 x 9 in (36.8 x 41.9 x 22.9 cm)

Stacked vessels and the grave, detail

Stacked vessels and the grave, detail

Stacked vessels and the grave

Stacked vessels and the grave

2017

Ceramic, graphite, mahogany

14.5 x 16.5 x 9 in (36.8 x 41.9 x 22.9 cm)

Stacked vessels and the grave, detail

Stacked vessels and the grave, detail

Vessel and the grave

Vessel and the grave

2017

Ceramic, graphite, mahogany

10.75 x 14.5 x 9 in (27.3 x 36.8 x 22.9 cm)

Vessel and the grave, detail

Vessel and the grave, detail