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Recollections: Modern and Contemporary Art's Books and Documents

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Libro d’artista - Penone, Giuseppe

(Garesso 1947)

Unroll one's skin Turin, Sperone Editore - Editarte, 1971, 21.5x21 cm., Paperback, pp. [106].

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Cover with title in black on a white background. Artist book entirely illustrated with black and white photographic images that meticulously portray shot after shot the surface of the artist's skin from head to toe, including genitals, overlapping a glass plate. Design by Franco Mello, photographs by Claudio Basso. Copy without cover.


Bibliography: Michael Lailach, «Printed Matter. Die Sammlung Marzona in der Kunstbibliothek ", Berlin, Kunstbibliothek Staatliche Museen, 2005: pag. 152; Giorgio Maffei, «Books and documents. Arte Povera 1966-1980 », Mantua, Edizioni Corraini, 2007: pp. 150-151

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