Genova (foto di gruppo)
Genova (foto di gruppo)
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Genova (foto di gruppo), 2011

Loaned to
Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
marble dust blocks

175.5inch x 8.7inch x 15.7inch

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©Francesco Arena - Courtesy Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino foto di Paolo Pellion - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Francesco Arena draws inspiration for his sculptures from figures and events that have marked the history of our nation, as if he were renewing an important Italian artistic tradition. However with anti-monumental intention and an avowed political and social conscience, the artist often dwells on tragic events, controversial facts about which public opinion is divided or has not yet been clarified. From wars to the years of terrorism, up to history’s most recent moments, Arena reinterprets the past as a sequence of facts – including heights, corporeal weights, kilometric distances – the arithmetic precision of which in turn dictates the proportions of each work. [...]
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