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Michelangelo Pistoletto

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Biella, Italy

Birth year

Lives in
Torino, Italy

Works in
Torino, Italy

Current Exhibitions and Events
Feb, 2015 Five Issues of Studio International
Raven Row
The George Economou Collection
May, 2014 Man in the Mirror
Vanhaerents Art Collection

Michelangelo Pistoletto began painting on mirrors in 1962, connecting painting with the constantly changing realities in which the work finds itself. In the later sixties he began bringing together rags with casts of omnipresent classical statuary of Italy to break down the hierarchies of "art" and common things. His work mainly deals with the subject matter of reflection and the unification of art and everyday life in terms of an all-embracing art form.

You can visit his web site here.

Recent Exhibits

Michelangelo Pistoletto participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2015 Back to the '80s. From Arte Povera to the Rediscovery of Nuovi Nuovi
Ierimonti Gallery NY
Nov, 2014 On Another Scale
Galleria Continua - San Gimignano
Oct, 2014 Solo Exhibition
Andersen's Contemporary
Sep, 2014 Arte Povera and 'Multipli', Torino 1970-1975
Sprüth Magers Berlin
Sep, 2014 The Hidden Picture
Cobra Museum
Jul, 2014 The Space Where I Am
Blain|Southern - London Hanover Square
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