Arte Povera


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Arte Povera

(Italian ˌarte poˈvera)
n
(Art Movements) a style of minimal art originating in Italy in the late 1960s, making use of cheap and commonly available materials such as stones, newspapers etc
[C20: Italian, literally: poor art]
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Art dealer Margherita Stein was a pioneering champion of the Arte Povera movement in the '60s.
They have talked about their encounter with 20th-century Murano glass--of which they have assembled and published some 500 pieces--and they have explained their more recent commitment to the Arte Povera movement.
An immense extrapolation of an eighteenth-century Parnassus by the innovative Neoclassicist Anton Raphael Mengs, Mariani's resetting includes the portraits of the then-reigning members of the Roman art world--those of the group that Germano Celant called Arte Povera as well as the artists that Achille Bonito Oliva dubbed the Transavanguardia.
Kounellis es considerado el mayor representante del arte povera, y la exposicion que presenta en Mexico no solo es muy personal, sino que tambien surgio de una conversacion con su amigo Bruno Cora, quien funge como curador de la muestra: "para hablar de la libertad y de la bendita globalizacion".
Fire is an element Kounellis used a lot; he is one of the greatest artists of the Arte Povera movement in Italy of around the 1960s.
Periods covered include Pop art, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Arte Povera, environmental art, performance art and graffiti art.
His contribution bore the marks of influences from new realism, pop art and particularly arte povera, the announcement said.
The collection includes works by members of the Arte Povera movement -- Greek-born Jannis Kounellis, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Giulio Paolini -- as well as independents Vanessa Beecroft and Claudio Parmiggiani, and photographer Mimmo Jodice.
Born in Turin, Italy in 1940, Boetti's works were first created in the 1960s under the realms of Arte Povera.
With a career spanning almost 50 years, Kounellis is one of the world's leading contemporary artists and has been described as the patriarch of the Italian art movement Arte Povera.
While Arte Povera as a movement engaged broader social issues and questioned the validity of the individual's reality as art, DuPlessis pushes us to understand the embedded nature of the individual female artist's reality within social issues.
As artists and curators serve up helpings of slightly refurbished old dishes--among them appropriations of appropriations, reenactments of 1970s-era performance works, and collections of battered objects and unshaped materials whose roots in post minimalism and arte povera are obscured by labels like Unmonumental and The Ungovernables--critics lament that it's all been seen before.