Browsing All posts tagged under »marble«

Maurizio Cattelan and Ai Weiwei

November 17, 2010


Maurizio Cattelan, marble monument in Milan’s Piazza Affari, in front of the Italian stock exchange. It’s 11 metres from base to top and was originally called “omnia munda mundis” (“to the pure, all things are pure). It’s now called L.O.V.E. Ai Weiwei offering a similar gesture to the Whitehouse… Advertisements

Mario Merz

November 15, 2010


Mario Merz, sculptor and painter involved in the Arte Povera movement. I’ve been looking at him in relation to tripods and wire structures I’ve been making. His work described in his obituary in the Guardian, 2003: “Arranged in spiralling patterns derived from the Fibonacci number sequence, the lights expressed Merz’s almost mystical views of the […]