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Michelangelo Pistoletto Da uno a molti, 1956-1974

curated by Carlos Basualdo

Michelangelo Pistoletto
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The catalogue of exhibition providing the first in-depth account of the art and thought of one of our most important living artists, the product of collaboration between Maxxi in Rome and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

In Europe Michelangelo Pistoletto is considered one of the leading living artists and he is seen in the United States as a sensitive forerunner of contemporary participatory artistic practices. This catalogue presents more than 130 works from private collections in America and Europe. Readers can follow Pistoletto’s artistic path, from his rigorous exploration of his own portrayal to the development of joint creative ventures that have marked his research, via analysis of the early portraits of the mid-1950s and on up to his collective actions in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The in-depth studies are by Italian and international scholars such as Carlos Basoaldo, also the book’s editor, Angela Vettese, Claire Gilman, Gabriele Guercio, Jean François Chevrier and Suzanne Penn. The catalogue ends with a historic-artistic chronology. An exhibition providing the first in-depth account of the art and thought of one of our most important living artists, the product of collaboration between Maxxi in Rome and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Format
21x27,3
Binding
hardcover
Pages
420
Year of publication
2011
ISBN
9788837084844
Language
Italian
Genre
Art
Publisher
Electa