Artist of the moment…….Damian Ortegá

 

 

Damian Ortegá is a contemporary artist renown for his large installations, photography, and video art. Damian Ortegá was born in Mexico City, Mexico in the year 1967.

Ortegá spent time as a political cartoonist. This shows up in his skill for finding unique patterns and shapes in his designs.

The artist studied in the atelier of famed Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco.

In this clip we view a work by Damian Ortega with the title ,” Controller of the Universe” The show began in late 2014:

Ortegá is based out of Mexico City, Mexico and also Berlin, Germany.

Price range information: Photographs can be found between $10,000 and $25,000. No pricing available for sculpture works.

Below we visit a show featuring Damian Ortegá that took place in 2009:

His large works that show items that are dissected take me back to the days of my childhood. Before “You tube” and the Do It Yourself network a person was to assemble something complex from a drawing/ painting that looked exactly like one of these installations. Very creative!

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