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Mauricio Paniagua + Tony Moxham MT Objects

Mauricio Paniagua and Tony Moxham have lived and worked together in Mexico City for 17 years since they moved from New York in 2005. Their work reflects an intimate knowledge of Mesoamerican pre-Hispanic cultures and worldviews with a focus on the innovative use of simple materials. They function as artists within the design industry, albeit with an approach rarely centered on the regular resolution of design problems. Instead, their work is informed by the intersection of the emotional and the irrational in design, popular culture, and decorative arts. Much of their work is treated as sculpture independent of function.

They had their first solo exhibition, “Built & Broken,” at AGO Projects in 2021, and their work has been exhibited or featured by institutions such as MoMA and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, Vogue Living, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. MT’s ceramic works are meticulously handmade in Mexico City by a team of young artisans whose hand skills vary little from pre-Hispanic times.

Body #03 (flower vase pair), Body #02 (votive holder) Body #01 (bowl) Brutalist Side Table #03 Brutalist Neolithic Table Flower Mountain Vase #02 New Fire Triple Flame Lamp New Fire Tall Lamp New Fire Meteorite Sconce New Fire Cube Lamp New Fire Lava Lamp New Fire Lightning Sconce New Fire Double Flame Lamp New Fire Lava Lamp 1 New Fire Double Cube Lamp 1 Florero Piramide Brutalist Frutero Negro Doble Neolithic Vase #05 Brutalist Florero Alto #02 Brutalist Frutero Negro Neolithic Vase #01 Neolithic Vase #02 B89 stool/side table (blue) Neolithic Vase #03 B89 stool/side table (green) New Fire Side Table #02 (silver) New Fire Side Table #03 (green) New Fire Side Table #04 (green) New Fire Side Table #01 (silver) New Fire Side Table #01 (silver) New Fire Side Table #01 ( pink) New Fire Side Table #01 (Blue) Small Pagoda Ruin Vase Medium Pagoda Ruin Vase Tall Pagoda Ruin Vase Stash Box # 1 Stash Box # 2 Brutalist Tray #01 Brutalist Tea Set Pavement Vases #01 Blue Pavement Vases #02 Orange Tower Vase #01 Bridge Tray #01 Bridge Tray #02 Uxmal Vase Smile Vase Brutalist Pedestal Female Brutalist Pedestal Male Volcano Vase #01 Tray #01 Tray #02 Double Tray #01 Double Tray #02 Giant Tray #01 Mezcala Vase #01 Mezcala Vase #02 Mezcala Vase #03 Mezcala Vase #04 Snowy Volcano Vase Stonehenge Tray Two-piece Afternoon Tea Tray Brutalist Tray #02 Brutalist Triangle Vase Brutalist Cold Beverage Set Totonaca Tall Candelabro #01 Totonaca Small Candelabro #02 Totonaca Small Candelabro #03 Totonaca Small Candelabro #01 Totonaca Twins Vase Totonaca Super Tall Candelabro #01 Totonaca Super Tall Candelabro #02 Cosecha Urn With Tapon Cosecha Vases #01 / #02 / #03 Mamut Planter (tutti-frutti) Brutalist Arch Vase Built & Broken Print Series #02 Built & Broken Print Series #04 Built & Broken Print Series #01 Built & Broken Print Series #05 Built & Broken Print Series #03 Built & Broken Print Series #06 Built & Broken Print Series #07 Built & Broken Print Series #08 Built & Broken Print Series #09 Built & Broken Print Series #10 Totonaca Basket #01 Totonaca Basket #02 Totonaca Skeleton Vase Totonaca Incense Burner #01 Totonaca Incense Burner #02 Totonaca Incense Burner #06 Totonaca Incense Burner #03 Totonaca Incense Burner #04 Brutalist La Venta Vase Neolithic Vase #04 Brutalist Basket (tutti-frutti) Giant Flower Mountain Vase

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