My Valentine, My Chains, My Bricks All Over (Burial Jar for Martin Wong)

By Reniel Del Rosario

$550.00

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The burial jar series are reiterations and reimagining of precolonial Philippine’s anthropomorphic burial vessels. While these objects are far from the originals, they have been made to revitalize a form demeaned and destroyed by Spanish colonizers while retaining their original purpose to stand in for a moment of time in the past. This specific vessel stands in for seeing Martin Wong’s retrospective at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Ceramic (Ceramics, epoxy)

7 x 7 x 11.25 inches

About the artist

Reniel Del Rosario (born 1997, Iba, Philippines) lives and works in Vallejo, California. During his undergraduate at UC Berkeley, his artistic practice rooted itself in ceramics, social engagement, and quantity. This unique intersection has earned him awards such as the Windgate-Lamar Fellowship, the Putnam Prize for Ceramics, and the West Coast Craft Scholarship. He has shown (both officially and in his own guerilla pop-ups) at venues such as the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Root Division Gallery, the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Load Na Dito Projects (Cubao), Catharine Clark Gallery, and simply on the public sidewalk....Read MoreRead Less
Media: Ceramic
Category: Other, Home/Decor

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