create your selection+

May Days in Turin 1981-2013, 2015

Loaned to
GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
No. Elements

Ed. 2/5

Object Type
© Piero Gilardi - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Artist, political militant and tireless theorist, Piero Gilardi undertook his artistic career at the start of the 1960s, first with his pioneering Macchine per il futuro and then, from 1965, with his Tappeti natura displaying the influence of Pop Art. Exploiting the colourful artificiality of expanded polyurethane, these bas-reliefs reproduce impressions of nature in no more than a few square centimetres: soft, welcoming and playful, they reject the wall and the display stand in order to conquer the space of everyday life and finally interact with the body of the audience, habitually kept at a distance from the work of art. [...]
see the artist profile
View the selection
Selected artworks

If you are interested in having more detailed information on the selected works, for professional or research reasons, write to us and we will be happy to help you.

contact us