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«Per esistere veramente le cose dovrebbero essere eterne, immortali»

Note attorno all’etica curatoriale e al reenactment di Comportamento

Giada Pellicari    Università IULM, Milano, Italia    

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abstract

This essay traces the challenges behind the reenactment of the Behaviour section of the main exhibition Work or Behaviour (Italian Pavilion) at the 36th Venice Biennale in 1972, under the curatorial direction of Renato Barilli. In 2017, after an intense research, Comportamento. Venice Biennale 1972. Italian Pavilion, with works by Gino De Dominicis, Luciano Fabro, Mario Merz, Germano Olivotto and Franco Vaccari was inaugurated at the Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci in Prato. Through a retrospective analysis, this paper provides a methodological example taking into account the modus operandi and the steps of this new art-historical operation.

Published
Dec. 5, 2023
Accepted
Aug. 23, 2023
Submitted
June 19, 2023
Language
IT
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-760-9

Keywords: Luciano FabroReenactmentFranco VaccariGermano OlivottoGino De DominicisMario MerzGerry Schum

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