Immerse yourself in more of the de la Torre brothers’ artworks!

Listen to Einar and Jamex talk about some of the pieces in the “Collidoscope” traveling exhibition and get the inside stories. Explore blown glass representation of the Aztec rain god with his twisty nose, Venetian glass making techniques, an Olmec head that looks suspiciously like the face of Buddha, one of the very first artworks createdby the brothers that toured at Lollapalooza and more.

Ya Sabritas

 

 

Aztec Calendar

de la Torre Brothers lenticular artwork "Ya Sabritas"
Photo by Philipp Rittermann
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Ya Sabritas

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Ya Sabritas” with lenticular Ya Sabritas image
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Faces and Masks

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Ya Sabritas” showing contemporary and ancient masks.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Heart Shaped Pizza

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Ya Sabritas” showing heart shaped pizza with crucifix
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Bolivar's Burden

 

 

Olmec Head

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Bolivar’s Burden” showing stone carved olmec head.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Ball and Chain

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Bolivar’s Burden” showing chain attached to Olmec head.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

The Leg

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Bolivar’s Burden" showing mannequin leg
Photo by Philipp Rittermann   
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Einar and Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Three Dimensionality

de la Torre Brothers mixed media piece "Bolivar's Burden" viewed from the side
Photo by Philipp Rittermann
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Bolivar's Burden

de la Torre Brothers mixed media piece "Bolivar's Burden" with stone olmec head, blown glass hairs and myan glyphs.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Mayan Glyphs

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Bolivar’s Burden” showing corporate logo Myan glyphs.
Photo by Philipp Rittermann
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Blown Glass Hairs

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Bolivar’s Burden" showing mannequin leg
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Mictlantecuhtli

 

 

Virgin of Guadalupe Aura

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Mictlantecuhtli” showing the glass aura
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Niche

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Mictlantecuhtli” showing blown glass heart inside the object.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Mictlantecuhtil’s mouth

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Mictlantecuhtli” showing its gaping mouth
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Ceramic Pigs

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Mictlantecuhtli” showing ceramic pig in a pot
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Sugar Skull Details

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Mictlantecuhtli” showing blown glass sugar skull.
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Chacamotas

 

 

Firefighters

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece "Chacamotas" showing firefighter in scultpure base.
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Tlāloc

de la Torre Brothers blown glass and resin artwork "Chacamotas"
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Blown Glass

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece "Chacamotas" showing details of green and yellow glasswork
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Baja Kali

 

 

Truck Lights

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Baja Kali” showing car light details
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Object’s Size

de la Torre Brothers blown glass and found object mixed media artwork "Baja Kali"
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Skulls

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Baja Kali” with decorated skulls.
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Jamex de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Lollapalooza

de la Torre Brothers blown glass and found object mixed media artwork "Baja Kali" from side
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.

Coatlicue

Detail of de la Torre Brothers piece “Baja Kali” of Coatlicue figure showing blown glass and lampwork techniques
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Einar de la Torre, 2023, National Museum of the American Latino.