Irina Lorin Signed Pair of Mid Century Modern Ceramic Matador Wall Sculptures

Sale price$1,800.00


A rare and unique pair of inlaid ceramic wall hanging sculptures depicting dynamic matadors by Irina Lorin. Signed "Irina" in the ceramic on the right panel. Circa 1950s. The perfect mid century modern accent. Dimensions: 13.5"w x 1"d x 36.5"h. In very good vintage condition. 

Irina Lorin was head of accessories for Paramount and worked on such famous films as Lady in the Dark, East of Eden, and several of the Bob Hope "Road" films. Later, she moved to NYC to work with Madame Karinska, designing costumes for the New York Ballet. At the same time, Salvador Dali was designing sets for the ballet. They met and she began training under him. She opened her own studio in California in the 1950’s. Her tiles are very decorative and characteristic of the 50’s, with the strong influence of contemporaries such as Sorcha Boru, Mark Bellaire and Sasha Brastoff. Her work was characterized by highly styled images in bold design and color. 

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