The El Paso Museum of Art announced that a brightly colored, abstract monumental sculpture will soon grace the entrance to the museum. The sculpture is Idedtidad Geometrica (2012) by Oswaldo Sagástegui. The sculpture was installed on May 9, 2013.
Idedtidad Geometrica stands over sixteen fee at its highest point. The work is a gift to the museum from a local patron. The sculpture is made of steel and polyurethane consisting of brilliant colors and dynamic abstractions.
Oswaldo Sagástegui was born in Peru but has lived in Mexico since 1968. He has followed a distinguished career path for the last fifty years. Sagástegui was awarded a gold medal upon graduation from the National School of Fine Arts in Lima. He had a ling sting as an internationally acclaimed political caricaturist for Excélsior, a Mexican newspaper.
Sagástegui works with his son, Mauricio, on monumental sculptures. Mauricio, who is also a sculptor, organized the logistics of the sculpture’s transport from Mexico City.
Idedtidad Geometrica by Oswaldo Sagástegui will be dedicated on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
El Paso Museum of Art
The El Paso Museum of Art is a major cultural and educational resource for West Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. The museum’s permanent collection includes over 5,000 works. The museum is located at One Arts Festival Plaza, El Paso, Texas.