Anselmo, Giovanni

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Il sentiero verso oltremare [On the road to (blue) ultramarine], 1992-2013. Soil and Blue ultramarine. Partial View. Photo: Paolo Mussat Sartor, Turín. Courtesy of Archivio Anselmo, Turín, anf Kunstmuseum, Winterthur.

 

GIOVANNI ANSELMO (Italia, 1934)

 

He is a sculptor and one of the main representatives of Arte Povera [Poor Art] in the world. His individual exhibitions include: Senza titolo Galerie Sonnabend, Paris (1969); Invisibile, Infinito, Tutto, Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari (1974); Il panorama con mano che lo indica mentre verso oltremare i grigi si alleggeriscono, Galerie Durand–Dessert, Paris (1982); Then and now, Giovanni Anselmo – Sol Lewitt, Stein Gladstone Gallery, New York (1990). Among his most recent exhibitions are Works from the collection of the Castello di Rivoli, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (2011); Ends of the earth – Art of the Land to 1974, MOCA, Los Angeles (2012); When Attitudes Become Form – Bern 1969/Venice 2013, Fondazione Prada, Venice. Maestro Anselmo has won many awards, including the Golden Lion for Painting at the 1990 Venice Biennial.

 

 

Venue:  Museum of Modern Arts of Medellín