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Niele Toroni

Roll of waxed canvas, 1968

Synthetic polymer paint on coated fabric
398 × 55 in
1010.9 × 139.7 cm
location
New York
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Swiss Institute
New York
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Collection: The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

A roll of coated fabric from 1968. It's the …

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Collection: The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

A roll of coated fabric from 1968. It's the longest one remaining, about 33ft. Almost uncut (typically he would trim them to desired length depending on the exhibition space). His wife Janine (he called her Dalmaz because of her Vietnamese origins) was the director …

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Courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Niele Toroni
Swiss, b. 1937
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Niele Toroni pioneered a practice called “Travail-Peinture” which entails marking a surface with …

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Niele Toroni pioneered a practice called “Travail-Peinture” which entails marking a surface with imprints of a no. 50 paintbrush at regular 30 cm intervals. Executed on diverse surfaces such as canvas, cloth, gallery walls, and floors, Toroni’s works are both paintings and painterly interventions into space. Each …

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About the work
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Swiss Institute
New York
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Collection: The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

A roll of coated fabric from 1968. It's the …

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Collection: The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

A roll of coated fabric from 1968. It's the longest one remaining, about 33ft. Almost uncut (typically he would trim them to desired length depending on the exhibition space). His wife Janine (he called her Dalmaz because of her Vietnamese origins) was the director …

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Image rights
Courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Niele Toroni
Swiss, b. 1937
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Niele Toroni pioneered a practice called “Travail-Peinture” which entails marking a surface with …

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Niele Toroni pioneered a practice called “Travail-Peinture” which entails marking a surface with imprints of a no. 50 paintbrush at regular 30 cm intervals. Executed on diverse surfaces such as canvas, cloth, gallery walls, and floors, Toroni’s works are both paintings and painterly interventions into space. Each …

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Niele Toroni

Roll of waxed canvas, 1968

Synthetic polymer paint on coated fabric
398 × 55 in
1010.9 × 139.7 cm
location
New York
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