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[PRE-ORDER] Reversing the Eye. Arte Povera and Beyond 1960-75 : Photography, film, video

Artist: Collectif

Authors: Giuliano Sergio - Elena Volpato - Flavio Rugarli

Publishers: Atelier EXB - Jeu de Paume - LE BAL - Triennale Milano

Co-published by LE BAL, Jeu de Paume, Triennale Milano and Atelier EXB, Reversing the eye. Arte povera and beyond 1960 - 1975, Photography, film, video offers to take a fresh look at the Arte Povera movement by incorporating it in the framework of the extended Italian scene of the 1960s and 1970s. After years of research in artists’ studios as well as in private and public collections, this book depicts a rich period when the Italian artists figured among the most influential interprets of the transformation in the visual languages. The Italian artists of the period appropriated the narrative power of the image to explore the realm of possibilities through books, posters, projections and canvas printings. This fresh perspective on the avant-garde of the 20th century includes a visual immersion in the political and cultural context of the time, referencing cinema, theatre, political events, happenings and press extracts.

This book displays more than 300 works of art by major figures of the Italian scene, including Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Luigi Ghirri, Jannis Kounellis, Piero Manzoni, Mario Merz, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto. 

Publication date:2022
Number of pages: 420 pages
Weight: 1,43 Kg.
Dimensions: 21 × 23,5 cm


Texts by Giuliano Sergio / Elena Volpato

Co-edited by Atelier EXB, Jeu de Paume, LE BAL and Triennale Milano

Graphic desing : Coline Aguettaz

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