Arte Povera: Works and Documents from the Goetz Collection 1958 until Todayby Michelangelo Pistoletto
This new catalogue of works from the Goetz Collection documents the Arte Povera movement which began in Italy in the 1960s, and features many of its major artists, including Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Guiseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Emilio Prini and… See more details below
This new catalogue of works from the Goetz Collection documents the Arte Povera movement which began in Italy in the 1960s, and features many of its major artists, including Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Guiseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Emilio Prini and Gilberto Zorio.
- Ingvild Goetz
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Meet the Author
Alighiero E Boetti was an Italian Conceptual artist who was associated with the Arte Povera movement during the 1960s and 1970s. His work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions worldwide, including U.S. venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, and the Dia Center for the Arts. He died in 1994.
Jannis Kounellis was born in Piraeus, Greece, in 1936. In 1956 he moved to Rome to study at the Accademia di Belle Arti. By the 1960s his work exploring form and materials contributed to the birth of the Arte Povera movement. Recent major exhibitions have been at the Museo Nacional Reina Sofia in Madrid, the ICA in London, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. He lives and works in Rome, Italy and Dusseldorf, Germany.
Mario Merz was born in Milan in 1925 and is one of the leading exponents of the Arte Povera movement.
Giuseppe Penone was born in 1947 in Italy and grew up on a farm between the Ligurian Alps and the Po Valley. His first solo exhibition was held in 1968 in Turin; recent shows have been mounted at The Drawing Center in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and Marian Goodman Gallery.
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After working as a painter from 1959 to 1964, Giovanni Anselmo turned toconceptual 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.
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