Yo y Ellos

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Object Name: 
Yo y Ellos
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Overall H: 14 cm, W: 16.1 cm, Th: 1.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with white, gray, red, gold, gold mottled with deep red, deep blue, light blue, silver, yellowish silver, deep green, light green, and pink paint; frame is black; glass and acrylic paint, with wood frame; painted, with hard edges made by masking; framed. Panel in frame. Panel: rectangular. Painted with one human and two anthropomorphic figures, reduced to angular forms with straight edges, on background split vertically into two equal, monochrome parts, gray to left and white to right. Human stands at center facing front with arms extended and legs astride, half on gray background and half on white, with head represented by detached elongated hexagon, torso by red rectangle, each arm by two narrow red triangles, lower body by blue area that divides into two triangles that form upper legs, and lower legs by gold triangles. Anthropomorphic figure to right has square blue head with eyes represented by small yellowish silver squares set at 45º to sides of blue square, nose by small pink square and mouth by red rectangle; body is narrow, deep green rectangle; shoulders and arms are narrow, light blue triangles, legs are inverted silver "V". In anthropomorphic figure to left, head is represented by square consisting of two red triangles separated by deep blue band that extends from top right to bottom left, body by small silver downward-pointing triangle above larger upward-pointing triangle of gold mottled with red; below this is square of same size as head and consisting of two deep blue triangles divided by red band that descends from top left to bottom right. Below and to right of this, one straight and one bent gold line, both small. Frame: rectangular. Plain, with front and sides painted with black enamel and back covered with black paper; also on back, triangular metal loop for suspension.