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Obras Escogidas (Selected Works)


Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado)



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Obras Escogidas (Selected Works), Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado)
studio view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado), Obras Escogidas (Selected Works) (1994)
Artist: Kcho
Museum: Background Information
Video subtitles from Images of Memory: Cuba and the Sixth Havana Biennial
Place: Cuba
Identity: Immigration
Metaphor: Universal Boat
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | books, metal frame, wood table, newspaper, twine
Size: installed 51 x 100 x 37.25 inches
Culture: Cuban
Inscriptions: in ink BL stern of the boat "Kcho 94"
Physical Description: a boat constructed of a metal armature and composed of Cuban text books; boat rests on a wood table
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Clinton and Della Walker Acquisition Fund, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.134.1-.2
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Kcho (Alexis Leyva Machado), Cuban, b. Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba, 1970
Role: Artist
Nationality: Cuban
Life Dates: Cuban, b. Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba, 1970
Added to Site: March 1, 2009