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Burri: Painting, an Irreducible Presence

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Burri: Painting, an Irreducible Presence

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This exhibition catalogue on the pioneering, avant-garde Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915-1995), whose work famously blurred the boundaries of painting and relief sculpture, documents a comprehensive retrospective at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice. It aims to reconstruct the full trajectory of his career, and addresses the transformative ways that he turned material into art. Nearly 50 works selected from each phase of his career are represented, including the rarely exhibited Catrami (tars), Muffe (molds), Sacchi (sacks), Combustioni (combustions), Legni (woods), Plastiche (plastics), Cretti, and Cellotex series.The show was curated by the art historian and president of the Fondazione Burri, Bruno Cora, with critical essays by Cora and the director of the Institute of Art History of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Luca Massimo Barbero. AUTHOR: Bruno Cora is a renowned Italian art historian and critic, and the president of the Burri Foundation. He has written books on Alberto Burri, Joseph Beuys, Arnaldo Pomodoro, and Gerhard Richter, among others. SELLING POINTS: Traces Burri’s artistic career through around fifty of his works chosen from his most important series Includes loans from important private collections, in addition to museums in Italy and abroad 170 colour, 12 b/w images

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Dimensions 240 × 300 mm
Author

,Bruno Cora

ISBN

9788899534967

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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