Circulo de Amigos
15 colors including 5 clay based inks
Coventry rag 320gsm
Edition of 75
Some random orders will include a free ceramic sculpture with their print (last two photos)
From the Artist:
From the studio:
Our second edition with Carlos Rodríguez explores clay as a printing medium. Sourced from five different regions across Mexico (Oaxaca, Sonora, Hidalgo, Zacatecas, and Tonalá), each brings its own distinctive color, mineral composition and texture.
Clay was shipped to our studio in the form of sun dried sculptures since it can't be shipped raw across international borders. Upon arrival, we ground the sculptures into pigment, and used it to create five different clay inks.
Used to color the five figures in the artwork, the clay inks impart a natural, sandy texture and a beautiful range of earthen colors.
Serio Press is delighted to present this edition that utilizes printmaking and ceramics in a new synergistic way.
Carlos Rodríguez is a self-taught artist whose work is motivated by curiosity and the pull of destiny.
He explores images of the male body, aiming to portray a side of masculinity that is nuanced and emotionally complex. The artist’s paintings dispel images of men that are concerned with traditional tropes of strength and virility. Rodríguez’s cast of male characters explore their feelings, relationships and sexual desires in a way that is intimate and deeply personal.
Based in Mexico City, Carlos Rodríguez is an artist known for his drawings, paintings and ceramics that explore the male body, sexual desire as a creative impulse and issues of gender and identity. Inspired by classical painting, naïve art and pornography, his playful work reveals natural scenes of men engaged in their games and fantasies.