When 1 is 2. the Art of Alighiero e Boetti

Taking a critical and comprehensive look at the work Boetti made in the wake of his association with the Arte Povera movement–when he renamed himself Alighiero e Boetti–this volume addresses his explorations of convention in Western culture. Highlighted here are Boetti’s conceptual exploration of mathmatical orders and language, his participatory method of working and his conception of the role of the artist in society as a “shaman showman.”

Text: Morsiani Paola. cm 23×25; pp. 112; COL and BW; paperback. Publisher: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2002.

ISBN: 9780936080758| 0936080752
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Taking a critical and comprehensive look at the work Boetti made in the wake of his association with the Arte Povera movement–when he renamed himself Alighiero e Boetti–this volume addresses his explorations of convention in Western culture. Highlighted here are Boetti’s conceptual exploration of mathmatical orders and language, his participatory method of working and his conception of the role of the artist in society as a “shaman showman.”

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