The show presents a series of works on canvas and paper by this artist – born in Abbiategrasso, Lombardy, in 1903 – which allow an overview of his art from the first figurative works (il campo, 1928) to the geometrical-abstract results of his output from the end of the 1950s to 1978 (Progressioni parallele in viola, 1960)the year of his death in Vacciago, the town that is today the venue of the Antonio and Carmela Calderara Foundation’s museum and archive.READ MORE ARTIST DETAIL PRESS KIT
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