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Spazio totale: divergenze simultanee, 1954
GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
oil on canvas
47.24inch x 47.24inch
©Mario Nigro - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino foto di Studio Gonella - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
In an almost legendary journey, Hidetoshi Nagasawa travelled by bicycle from Asia to Italy.
In 1954, on the occasion of his solo exhibition at the Casa della Cultura in Livorno, Mario Nigro published a text where he recalls how he achieved a “totally non-objective” expression in 1948. His involvement with abstract language, which included, in 1949, an invitation to be part of the Arte Concreta movement in Milan, corresponded to the artist’s invention of a specific form that initially drew upon his experience with music and knowledge of its rules. [...]