L'œuvre "Fare e non fare" - Centre Pompidou

L'œuvre

"Fare e non fare"

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Reproduction d'une œuvre

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

À propos de l'œuvre

Andrea Branzi (1938 - )

"Fare e non fare"

1964

Encre de Chine sur calque

24,5 x 28,6 cm

Achat, 2003

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2003-2-133

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

In Andrea Branzi’s own words, Fare e non fare, vedere e non parlare (Doing and not doing, seeing and not speaking) is the cartoon version of the Città Estrusa (Extruded City), a continuous, homogeneous structure without qualities. The first frames stage the confrontation between the micro-dimension of the human – caught inside consumer society,  inside politics, architecture, the news machine – with the macro-dimension  of the capitalist system. In the second part, the “circle” of the “extruded city” is shown as a trap, a wart, a ruin, a force that divides the word, a place to worship where...

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