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Bortolami is pleased to present the gallery’s second solo exhibition of works by Italian artist Claudio Parmiggiani. The show focuses on his Delocazione series. Translating literally to “delocation”, the artist creates these works by igniting a controlled combustion at close proximity to a panel mounted with objects. Parmiggiani coaxes the flames for several hours, and the fire covers everything …

Bortolami is pleased to present the gallery’s second solo exhibition of works by Italian artist Claudio Parmiggiani. The show focuses on his Delocazione series. Translating literally to “delocation”, the artist creates these works by igniting a controlled combustion at close proximity to a panel mounted with objects. Parmiggiani coaxes the flames for several hours, and the fire covers everything in its reach with diffused smoke and soot. When the blaze is extinguished, he removes the objects, thus leaving a shadow behind. For this exhibition, the artist made imprinted panels of a violin, an …

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Bortolami
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39 Walker Street
New York, NY, US
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