Mario Merz
Italian, 1925-2003
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High auction record
£1m, Christie's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
TILL IT’S GONE: An Exhibition on Nature and Sustainability,
Istanbul Modern
Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection,
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
2013
Mario Merz,
Gagosian

A key member of the Arte Povera group, Mario Merz produced expansive mixed-media paintings, sculptures, and installations, through which he propagated an egalitarian, human-centered vision. Through art, he counteracted what he saw as the dehumanizing forces of industrialization and consumerism. Together with …

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