L'œuvre Azione Sentimentale - Centre Pompidou


Azione Sentimentale

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Crédit photographique : © Philippe Migeat - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Adagp, Paris

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Gina Pane (1939 - 1990)

Azione Sentimentale

(Action sentimentale)

09 novembre 1973

Encre de Chine sur papier, épreuve gélatino-argentique

4 x 31,5 x 22 cm


Françoise Masson

Edition : Rodolphe Stadler


Action réalisée à la Galerie Diagramma, Milan

Multiple issu de l'action : dans un coffret en toile bleu gris : 16 photographies noir et blanc collées sur carton signées et numérotées, 2 textes manuscrits avec dessins originaux

Achat, 2004

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2004-175

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Description for the presentation 2018 in the National Museum of Modern Art

A pioneer of Body Art in the early 1970s, Gina Pane used her body as raw material for her “actions”, whose rigorous process involved the infliction of symbolic wounds. In Azione sentimentale, the artist pressed rose thorns into her forearms and cut her palm with a razor, recreating the stem and bloom of the flower, while recorded voices read correspondence between two women in Italian and French. This action was carried out twice, once with red roses, once with white. Evoking the contrast between violence and gentleness, Pane sought to establish a state of communion with her audience and ra...

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