Alighiero Boetti
Italian, 1940-1994
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High auction record
£2m, Christie's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Alighiero Boetti: Works on paper 1967-1983,
Ben Brown Fine Arts
2016
Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection,
Drawing Center
2015
Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions,
Tate Liverpool

Conceptual artist Alighiero e Boetti was associated with the Arte Povera movement. Heavily influenced by his travels to Afghanistan, in his "Mappa" series (1971-92), Boetti directed Afghan craftswomen to embroider maps with geopolitical entities represented by their flags. His 1993 work Alternating 1 to 100 …

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