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27.03.22
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31.07.22

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Evidenza di 987

[...] In 1978 we produced Evidenza di 987, to which the title of the ongoing exhibition refers. For the first time, the large igloo with a diameter of six metres enabled visitors to go inside and, thanks to the transparency, see the glass panes resting on the structure and the red car door visually projected onto the wall canvas that contained traces of paint together with some tree branches resting on the canvas itself. “The total art of a nomadic artist”, as Harald Szeemann had written, became concrete. [...]

Exhibition view

Evidenza di 987
1978
Igloo: metal  structure, clamps, glass, car door
Canvas: mixed media on canvas, branches
Cm 600 Ø | cm 210 x 1730

La casa abbandonata
1977-1983
Mixed media on paper on canvas, wood, bundle of sticks
Cm 285 x 230 x 179

La casa abbandonata
1977-1983
Mixed media on paper on canvas, wood, bundle of sticks
Cm 285 x 230 x 179

Lumaca Spirale
1976
Snail shell, clay, charcoal on canvas
Fibonacci’s series from 1 to 144
Cm 270 x 500

Untitled
1956
Oil on canvas
Cm 101 x 70

Exhibition view

Exhibition view

Untitled
1966
Iron table with glass top, neon, pierced glass, ivy, transformer, electrical cables
Cm 95 x 102 x 72 approx.

Detail

Untitled
Undated
Mixed media on canvas
Cm 268 x 215

Untitled

Undated
Mixed media on canvas mounted on wooden panel
Cm 180 x 250

Untitled
Undated
Mixed media on canvas mounted on wooden panel
Cm 175 x 250

Untitled
Undated
Mixed media on canvas mounted on wooden panel, pine cone, wax
Cm 280 x 250

Exhibition view

Exhibition view

Madame de Lafayette
1988
Mixed media on paper on wooden structure, newspapers, taxidermized reptile, neon, clay
Cm 340 x 300 x 75

Lance
1966
Plexiglas, wood
Cm 266 x 76 x 41

Biliardo
1981
Mixed media on canvas, neon
Cm 250 x 600

Exhibition view

8 case
1981-82
Oil painting, acrylic and charcoal on canvas
Cm 240 x 492,8

5 case
1981
Mixed media on canvas and yellow - red - blu neon
Cm 300 x 600