Opening Wednesday, December 18th at Luhring Augustine, Brooklyn is “The Minus Objects 1965-1966”, an exhibition of one of the earliest and most important bodies of work by Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto. Widely regarded as fundamental to the birth of the Arte Povera movement in the 1960s, this seminal series radically upended the prevailing art trends of the time. Pistoletto is best known for his “Quadri specchianti (Mirror Paintings)”, which were first conceived of in 1962 and represent a crucial and ongoing facet of the artist’s oeuvre. By affixing an image onto a reflective surface, the artist enables a dynamic and ever-changing interaction between the art object and the viewer.
“The Minus Objects 1965-1966” is on view through May 3rd, 2014.
For more information visit Luhring Augustine, Brooklyn.
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