An abstraction of a human torso glazed with tones of red and black, with blue ornaments of plants on one side.
Is an abstract piece part of a main serie where the base is a torso, each piece is painted with a different design. This piece is part of the collaboration UDLAP and Uriarte Talavera in 1999 called “Talavera Contemporanea”
The waves in its design alludes to its title of change.
Gerda Gruber is an sculptor important in the movement of Contemporary clay sculpture in Mexico. She arrives to Mexico in 1975. In Gruber’s work abstract representations of human beings are common.


  • Title: Serie "Torso": Metamorfosis
  • Creator: Gerda Gruber.
  • Creator Lifespan: 1940
  • Creator Nationality: Austrian.
  • Creator Birth Place: Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Date: 1998
  • Date Created: 1998
  • Physical Location: Mexico
  • Location Created: Puebla, Mexico
  • Sculptor: Gerda Gruber
  • Publication: Catálogo Talavera Contemporánea (1999)
  • Physical Dimensions: h50 x w23 x d16.5 cm (Complete)
  • Origin: Mexico
  • Art Exhibition: Talavera Contemporánea, Galería de Arte Contemporáneo, Puebla, 1999
  • Provenance: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • Type: Contemporary Talavera
  • Rights: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • External Link: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Gerda Gruber
  • Medium: Talavera pottery
  • Art Movement: Mexican contemporary clay sculpture.

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