Mario Merz

Italian painter and sculptor, Mario Merz (1925-2003) is one of the emblematic figures of the Arte Povera movement. All his work is based on a principle of subversion of the usual tools of creation and on proposals of synthesis of the different media.

See also Marisa Merz.
Mario Merz - Igloos
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This volume outlines the multiple trajectories that led to one of Mario Merz's most significant bodies of work: the igloos. Essays by Germano Celant, Lisa Le Feuvre, Pietro Rigolo, and Mariano Boggia complement a lavish array of illustrations and hitherto unpublished documents, including a 1974 interview with Merz conducted by Harald Szeemann, and a photographic reconstruction of the Igloos exhibition at the Pirelli HangarBicocca.
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