With more than 30 years of career, Jorge Marín (México, 1963) is one of the most known figurative artists in Mexico. Throughout his career, his artistic work has been multifaceted, which has allowed him to cover different disciplines and work with several materials; nevertheless, his creative research led him to bronze and, since then, this metal became his distinctive sign. Thanks to its process, this material enables the artist to reproduce the perfection of anatomical details and the sensation of living matter. Therefore, with his bronzes, he has ventured into different sculptural dimensions, ranging from miniature to monumental sculpture, formats that he has exhibited in Mexico and abroad, redefining public space, generating an unprecedented dialogue between art and audience. His works attest the movement of millions of Mexicans and have incorporated art into everyday life. For example, El Vigilante, a colossal sculpture at the entrance of Ecatepec or Plaza de Alas, located between the hills of La Marquesa Park.
He has participated in more than 300 collective exhibitions and individually, his work has been exhibited in museums in European countries such as France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, England, Belgium, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Latvia, Turkey and Azerbaijan; in Asian countries such as Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates; He was also present in America, exhibiting in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala and, of course, Mexico.
His work Alas de México accumulates thousands of kilometers throughout the world and has been permanently installed in 13 cities of 3 continents. In addition, this work has been exhibited temporarily in more than 20 major cities in the most diverse latitudes.
Jorge Marín's art is capable of penetrating the daily life of the humans and transforming it into unique moments. His sculptures change the urban landscape and transmit and tell personal and collective stories. An aesthetic experience where the perfection of the human body is mixed, in balance, with allegorical forms and fantastic beings.Jorge Marín is a maker of winged beings, rafts, animals and how much it serves to rise consciousness through art, to promote reflection about our societies.
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