Mario Merz
Italian, 1925-2003
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Mario Merz
Italian, 1925-2003
663 followers
High auction record
£1m, Christie's, 2014
High auction record
£1m, Christie's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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, …

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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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