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Autobiography #05

Patrick Tuttofuoco - Autobiography #05
Autobiography by Patrick Tuttofuoco is a visual consideration through the artist's eye about his autobiographical exhibition "like they were eternal" held in Milan at Schiavo Zoppelli Gallery. The collages and the images in the book were created by the artist starting from his installations in the space. The text by Umberto Sebastiano is a metephoric interpretation of the show.
Autobiography is a series by Tonini Editore, published monthly. Each volume is dedicated to an artist, who is free to carry out the topic of the autobiography by means of text or visual supports. Belonging to a series, each book has the same size and maximum amount of pages (64). The selection of the artists participating to the series is coordinated by a scientific committee made up of six renown personalities in the world of the art research and collection: Pedro Barbosa (collector and founder of the Coleção Moraes - Barbosa), Alex Bacon (art historian), Claudio Guenzani (gallery owner in Milan, owner of the Studio Guenzani), Michele Lombardelli (artist, composer, typographer and consultant for several publishing houses), Shwetal Ashvin Patel (writer and researcher, founding member of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale), Christoph Schifferli (collector and scholar), and Valentino Tonini (director of the homonymous publishing house).
Born 1974 in Milan, Patrick Tuttofuoco lives and works in Milan and Berlin. His practice is conceived as a dialogue between individuals and their ability to transform the environment they inhabit, by exploring notions of community and social integration in order to combine immediate sensorial allure with the power to trigger profound theoretical responses. Tuttofuoco melds Modernism and Pop; he presses figuration into abstraction, using man as the paradigm of existence, as the matrix and measuring unit of reality. From this interpretative and cognitive process, infinite versions of man and the context of his existence are produced, from which shapes able to animate the sculptures are generated.
Text by Umberto Sebastiano.
published in March 2022
English edition
12 x 17 cm (softcover)
64 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 979-12-80784-02-5
EAN : 9791280784025
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