L'œuvre "Copertura" - Centre Pompidou

L'œuvre

"Copertura"

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Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Ugo La Pietra

À propos de l'œuvre

Ugo La Pietra (1938 - )

"Copertura"

1961 - 1962

Graphite et encre de Chine sur calque

51 x 64,5 cm

Inscriptions :D.S.: 61/62

Achat, 2003

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2003-2-218

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Ensemble :

Maison pour le sculpteur Carmelo Cappello, Milan, Lombardie, Italie

1960-1962

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

Milanese artist, architect, designer, and magazine editor, Ugo La Pietra explored in the wake of Lucio Fontana’s Spatialism a “synaesthetic” approach for which the work existed only in the spatial and cognitive field. He then developed “micro-environments” for viewer activation which in the early 1960s he called Unbalancing Systems. In his design for Maison pour un sculpteur [House for a Sculptor] (1960-62) the monolithic organic forms allude to the anti-functionalism of Hans Hollein. By means of this archaism Ugo La Pietra establishes, in the plans and models for this project, an organic l...

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