Giulio Paolini, ‘Voyage autour de ma chambre’, 2011, Leggio, litografia, plexiglass e matita su carta, Enrico Astuni
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Giulio Paolini

Voyage autour de ma chambre, 2011

Leggio, litografia, plexiglass e matita su carta
57 9/10 × 47 1/5 × 31 1/2 in
147 × 120 × 80 cm
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Enrico Astuni

Artista di squisite distillazioni della mente, attore e interprete di un sublime teatro …

Giulio Paolini
Italian, b. 1940
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Over the course of his career, Giulio Paolini became a prominent figure in both Arte Povera and Conceptual Art. Paolini was trained as a graphic designer, but would go on to work in sculpture, painting, and later, photography and collage. His early works reacted against his perception of the beauty of Art Informel, and focused instead on the material and formal components of painting, like the canvas and the frame. He was known at times to eschew the use of paint in favor of bare surfaces. Starting in the 1970s, his works became more conceptual, focused on the systems of creating and exhibiting art. Paolini also designed sets and costumes for theater, notably for director Carlo Quartucci, as well as Frederico Tiezzi’s versions of Richard Wagner’s operas.

Giulio Paolini, ‘Voyage autour de ma chambre’, 2011, Leggio, litografia, plexiglass e matita su carta, Enrico Astuni
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Enrico Astuni

Artista di squisite distillazioni della mente, attore e interprete di un sublime teatro dell’assenza, il lavoro di Giulio Paolini (Genova, 1940) si sviluppa attraverso un concatenarsi di riflessioni e tutte le sue opere ne costituiscono un ampliamento logico. Per l’artista l’identità dell’opera non è certificata dal …

Giulio Paolini
Italian, b. 1940
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Over the course of his career, Giulio Paolini became a prominent figure in both Arte Povera and Conceptual Art. Paolini was trained as a graphic designer, but would go on to work in sculpture, painting, and later, photography and collage. His early works reacted against his perception of the beauty of Art Informel, and focused instead on the material and formal components of painting, like the canvas and the frame. He was known at times to eschew the use of paint in favor of bare surfaces. Starting in the 1970s, his works became more conceptual, focused on the systems of creating and exhibiting art. Paolini also designed sets and costumes for theater, notably for director Carlo Quartucci, as well as Frederico Tiezzi’s versions of Richard Wagner’s operas.

Giulio Paolini

Voyage autour de ma chambre, 2011

Leggio, litografia, plexiglass e matita su carta
57 9/10 × 47 1/5 × 31 1/2 in
147 × 120 × 80 cm
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