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Klein - Fontana / Milano Parigi 1957 - 1962

Silvia Bignami & Giorgio Zanchetti
  • Klein - Fontana / Milano Parigi 1957 - 1962
    Electa, Milan, Italy, 2014
    ISBN : 8891801747
At the Museo del Novecento an exhibition investigating the parallel route between 1957 and 1962, between Milan and Paris - by Yves Klein (1928-1962) and Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), in full autonomy artistic originality of each one. Their creative story, intertwined with a surprising personal relationship, is told through over 90 works and a rich documentation of photographs, period films and archive papers. Organized in collaboration with the Lucio Fontana Foundation in Milan and with the Yves Klein Archives in Paris and produced by the Museo del Novecento with Electa, the exhibition makes use of important loans from Italian and foreign museums: among others, the Mnam - Center Georges Pompidou (from which comes a large Anthropométrie of Klein never exhibited in Italy) the Mamac of Nice, the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum of Krefeld, the Louisiana of Humlebæk, the Gam of Turin and the Gnam of Rome.
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