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Gunther Gerzso, b.1915

La Casa de Tataniúh1978

La Casa de Tataniúh is a 1978 work by Gunther Gerzso. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

Dimensions76 x 55.7 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Smurfit: Cartón y Papel de México, 2000
EditionEdition A/P
Item NumberIMMA.931 MP
Image Caption
Gunther Gerzso, La Casa de Tataniúh, 1978, Screenprint, 76 x 55.7 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Smurfit: Cartón y Papel de México, 2000

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About the Artist

Gunther Gerzso 1915–2000

Mexican painter Gunther Gerzso spent many years as a teenager in Switzerland living with his Uncle, Hans Wendland, who was an influential art historian and dealer. Returning to Mexico, Gerzso worked as a set designer and during the 1940s and 50s he created sets for films winning a total of five Premios Ariel for Best Production Design. In 1984 he worked with John Huston on ‘Under the Volcano’. Gerzo was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1973 and in 1978 was presented with Mexico’s highest artistic honour, the National Award for Arts and Sciences.
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