les presses du réel

Not for SaleA la recherche de l'art relationnel 1982-2000

Piero Gilardi - Not for Sale
This publication assembles twenty years worth of social, aesthetic and philosophical reflexions that essentially place the individual within the contemporary community.
Piero Gilardi (born 1942 in Torino) is a pioneer of Arte Povera and a proud advocate of an ecological-concerned undertaking in visual arts. He is a peripatetic artist who gathered information about experimental art and creators in the 1960s, promoting the work of Richard Long or Jan Dibbets, and introducing Bruce Nauman or Eva Hesse into Europe. He is also a political activist who marched with FIAT workers in the 1970s, and who founded, in the 2000s the Living Art Park, commissioning earthworks to contemporary artists such as Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster or Lara Almarcegui.
For all this and for much more—his design and fashion creations, his social endeavors, etc.—Piero Gilardi is emblematic of the evolutions of art and society of the last five decades. He is an artist whose works and theoretical researches are still relevant to map what art could achieve and how art could be useful in the "real world."
 
Foreword by Eric Troncy.
Translated from the Italian by Fulvia Airoldi Namer.
 
published in 2003
French edition
15 x 21 cm
224 pages
 
12.00
 
ISBN : 978-2-84066-079-8
EAN : 9782840660798
 
in stock
 
download an excerpt in PDF:
 


 top of page