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Colossal: Suspended Tree Sculptures Connect an Artist to His Cuban Roots

Jorge Mayet’s tree sculptures produced from paper, wire, fabric, and acrylic showcase the ways in which a tree’s roots often mimic the branches that spread above ground. In these suspended works the underground systems are far more expansive than what…

My Modern Met: Miniaturized Landscapes by Jorge Mayet Appear to Float in Mid-Air

Artist Jorge Mayet sculpts miniature landscapes that look like they’re islands floating in an infinite abyss. The small works, which appear against white gallery walls, create the illusion that they’ve splintered from the ground. Their roots and soil are exposed…

The National: Cuban artist Jorge Mayet has first gallery exhibition in Dubai

Without even a single glimpse of his work, Jorge Mayet’s story is compelling. The artist, a Cuban exile living in Mallorca, Spain, has a photographic memory that allows him to paint photorealistic landscapes based on scenery seen years ago. He…

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