Ugo La Pietra in “Promemoria”, pub. Katà, Milan 1979/80
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Comprising works by Alberto Biasi, Axel Lieber, Christian Megert and Nahum Tevet, the exhibition curated by Gianluca Ranzi focuses on the fascinating theme of chance, suggested by the title of the well-known book by the French biochemist Jacques Monod.
Art, cinema and literature are evidence of the existence of chance: they show how the bifurcations (of existence, opportunities or events) are continuous and often unforeseen.
A selection of important historic works by Arman, from the 1960s to the 1970s, reveals how the development of one of the most significant artists, not just of Nouveau Réalismebut of all the 20thcentury, touched on everyday life and gave it a form through assemblage, the accumulation of fragments, or deconstruction in order to give viewers a new critical sense of things and the world.READ MORE ARTIST DETAIL PRESS KIT
This show juxtaposes and relates together the cement and Corten steel sculptures by Mauro Staccioli (Volterra 1937-Milan 2018) with images on canvas, paper, and panel by Marco Tirelli (Rome 1956). The two artists have developed a family of forms that, in the case of Staccioli’s sculpture, is turned outwards in a close dialogue with the natural or urban environment, while in the case of Tirelli’s elusive painting it seems to be addressed to the interiority of conscience and the space for meditation.READ MORE PRESS KIT