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MASA + Arca Presented Substract Exhibition Showing Marble’s Possibilities

01.06.22 | By
MASA + Arca Presented Substract Exhibition Showing Marble’s Possibilities
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During Art Basel Miami 2021, Arca Wynwood, a leading supplier of natural stones, hosted an exhibition at their Superflex & Esrawe Studio designed Wynwood showroom to present works from MASA Galería’s EWE Studio, Brian Thoreen, Mario García Torres, and Adeline de Monseignat; and OMR’s Gabriel Rico and Jorge Méndez Blake. MASA Galería, presented “Substract,” their first international exhibition featuring their exploration of technical possibilities within the context of Arca’s raw natural marbles. The commissioned pieces utilize both robotic and artisanal processes that maintain both aesthetics and functionality.

Landscape architectural marble sculpture by Jorge Méndez Blake for Arca

No stranger to working with architects, artists, and designers alike, Arca commissioned both established and emerging Mexican artists to utilize their marble to create new works, which presented during Design Miami and Art Basel 2021. As described by Founder and CEO Gerardo Jose Cortina Weichers, “Natural stone is a material where there is a lot of variation; we are a company whose DNA is focused on helping artists, designers, and architects achieve their visions.”

Arca commissioned OMR for Art Basel 2021

Substraction by MASA Galeria presented at Arca Wynwood

Arca commissioned Mario García Torres for Art Basel 2021

Arca commissioned Mario García Torres for Art Basel 2021

Landscape architectural marble sculpture by Jorge Méndez Blake for Arca

Piece designed by EWE Studio as part of Substraction

Piece designed by EWE Studio as part of Substraction

Piece designed by Brian Thoreen as part of Substraction

Piece designed by Brian Thoreen as part of Substraction

Photos by Alejandro Ramírez.

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