Item description for Luna Moon by Giovanni Anselmo, Claudia Gioia, Luigi Ontani, Mimmo Paladino, Giuseppe Penone, Erwin Wurm & Gilberto Zorio...
An attentive, thoughtful reading of key passages in the history of Italian contemporary art through the work of some of its liveliest practitioners. From Conceptual art and Arte Povera in the 60s to tableaux vivants and the birth of Transavanguardia in the 70s and 80s, Luna Moon ranges forward to cover the new Roman school and the latest luminaries. Its an excellent introduction and reference to an important bit of recent art history, assembled at Beneventos new museum of contemporary art, ARCOS, which brings together artists including Luigi Ontani, Mimmo Paladino, Giuseppe Penone, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Atelier Van Lieschout and Erwin Wurm.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.2" Width: 8.8" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
ISBN 8881585596 ISBN13 9788881585595
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More About Giovanni Anselmo, Claudia Gioia, Luigi Ontani, Mimmo Paladino, Giuseppe Penone, Erwin Wurm & Gilberto Zorio
After working as a painter from 1959 to 1964, Giovanni Anselmo turned to conceptual art in 1965 and by 1968 was associated with the emergence of Arte Povera. His work has been widely exhibited at museums throughout the world, including the Renaissance Society in Chicago, and was included in the major Arte Povera exhibition "Zero to Infinity" at the Walker Art Center in 2001.