Artist/sculptor Cristian D. Torres was born in 1973 in Lomas de Zamora, a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He arrived in the United States in 2002 and with the exception of a 1 year period traveling abroad in Spain and Latin America he has been a NYC-based artist ever since. He currently resides in Long Island City, Queens, and works as a plumber and artist/sculptor specializing in pipe design.
Here, plumbing materials used and new designed for a specific purpose, such as providing water and Gas. Enliven these incredible design lamps
Torres’ work recalls elements from Munch’s series of paintings and pastels, “Der Schrei der Natur” (“The Scream of Nature”). In his designs, Torres expresses key themes from “The Scream” series using the materials familiar to his trade.