Pedro Friedeberg

Pedro Friedeberg


Nationality: Italian/Mexican

Birth Place: Florence (Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy)

The surrealist artist was born in Florence, Italy to Jewish-German parents and moved to Mexico at the age of 3, in 1940. Friedeberg describes his weekly regiment as “I get up at the crack of noon and, after watering my pirañas, I breakfast off things Corinthian. Later in the day I partake in an Ionic lunch followed by a Doric nap. On Tuesdays I sketch a volute or two, and perhaps a pediment, if the mood overtakes me. Wednesday I have set aside for anti-meditation. On Thursdays I usually relax whereas on Friday I write autobiographies.” The true eccentric master designed the coveted Hand chair, where one sits on the palm and the back rest is formed by the fingers. He has work in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Arts and Design and the Smithsonian, and recently had a retrospective at the Instituto Plitecnico, Facultad Arquitectura in Mexico.


Pedro Friedeberg Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937) Gabinete de I Ching, 1999 Watercolor and ink on board 18-1/2 x 14-7/8 inches (47
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937)Gabinete de I Ching, 1999Watercolor and ink on board18-1/2 x 14-7/8 inches (47....
Lot 67101
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937) Salon de Juegos Acrylic and ink on board 18-1/2 x 14-1/2 inches (47.0 x 36.8 cm)
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937)Salon de JuegosAcrylic and ink on board18-1/2 x 14-1/2 inches (47.0 x 36.8 cm)...
Lot 67102
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937) Four Lion Heads Acrylic on board 10 x 9-7/8 inches (25.4 x 25.1 cm) Signed: Pe
PEDRO FRIEDEBERG (Mexican, b. 1937)Four Lion HeadsAcrylic on board10 x 9-7/8 inches (25.4 x 25.1 cm)Signed: Pe...
Lot 33214
Auction 5004
Thursday, May 8, 2008

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