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This anthological exhibition devoted to Gianni Piacentino (Turin, 1945), curated by Germano Celant, is hosted on the two levels of the Podium and comprises more than 90 works, retracing Piacentino’s artistic path from 1965 to 2015.

Press Release

Piacentino’s research began in an artistic and cultural background characterized by an
increasing detachment from the subjectivism which had animated Action Painting and
Informalism, as well as by the development of a new visual language mixing the attention to
pop and consumer imagery and the appreciation for both geometrical and primary forms. His
work, however, did not embrace either of the …

Piacentino’s research began in an artistic and cultural background characterized by an
increasing detachment from the subjectivism which had animated Action Painting and
Informalism, as well as by the development of a new visual language mixing the attention to
pop and consumer imagery and the appreciation for both geometrical and primary forms. His
work, however, did not embrace either of the dominant tendencies of those times - Pop art
and Minimal art - but, according to the original reading of his work provided in this exhibition,
generated a dialectic process between the two.

In order to …

Location

Largo Isarco, 2
Milan, IT