Commonwealth and Council

Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Beatriz Cortez and Rafa Esparza

Press Release
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Xolotl's Time Travels

Xolotl's Time Travels

2019

Adobe, steel, mirror, cactus

Overall: approx. 72 x 43 x 45 in (183 x 109 x 114 cm)

Steel: approx. 36 x 43 x 45 in (91.5 x 109 x 114 cm)

Adobe and wood base: approx. 36 x 28 x 28 in (91.5 x 71 x 71 cm)

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, detail

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx

2019

Children’s size backpack, dirt, cactus 

Approx. 10 x 12 x 4 in (25.4 x 30.5 x 10 cm)

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx, detail

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx, detail

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx, detail

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx, detail

Fifteen Point Shield 1

Fifteen Point Shield 1

2019

Steel, zip ties

Approx. 24 x 26 x 3 in (61 x 66 x 8 cm)

Fifteen Point Shield 1, detail

Fifteen Point Shield 1, detail

Five Point Hood Shield (black)

Five Point Hood Shield (black)

2019

Car hood cut with water jet cutter, welded steel frame

24.5 x 26 x 3 in (62 x 66 x 8 cm)

Five Point Hood Shield (black), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (black), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (black), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (black), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

2019

Car hood cut with water jet cutter, welded steel frame

Approx. 24.5 x 26 x 2.75 in (62 x 66 x 7 cm)

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue), detail

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

Nine Point Custom Made Shield

Nine Point Custom Made Shield

2016-19

Zinc-coated steel, automobile paint, zip ties

Approx. 30 x 33 x 8 in (76 x 84 x 20 cm)

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, detail

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, detail

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, detail

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue)

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue)

2019

Nike Cortez, wire

Approx. 11 x 9 x 7 in (28 x 23 x 18 cm)

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red)

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red)

2019

Nike Cortez, wire

Approx. 10 x 11 x 8 in (25.5 x 28 x 20 cm)

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), detail

Clutch

Clutch

2019

Adobe, fabric and metal strap, credit card

Approx. 31 x 6 x 5 in (79 x 15 x 13 cm)

Clutch, detail

Clutch, detail

Clutch, detail

Clutch, detail