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Mario Merz , 8 che riporta 8 –  La natura interloquisce sempre e solo con se stessa? Paesaggio con vento – Fibonacci (8 Which Reports 8 – Does Nature Always Interact Only with Itself? Landscape with Wind – Fibonacci), 1978
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Mario Merz

8 che riporta 8 – La natura interloquisce sempre e solo con se stessa? Paesaggio con vento – Fibonacci (8 Which Reports 8 – Does Nature Always Interact Only with Itself? Landscape with Wind – Fibonacci), 1978
In the 1960s and 1970s, the Fibonacci sequence ([0], 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, and so on) was a constant reference for…
Jannis Kounellis , Untitled Paint, 1965
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Jannis Kounellis

Untitled Paint, 1965
Jannis Kounellis left his native Greece for Rome in 1956. During his studies, he was influenced by artists such as Lucio Fontana and Alberto Burri…
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Karel Appel

Varkensmens (Pig Man) or L’arcade (The Arcade), 1961
Karel Appel reacted to the devastation of the Second World War by creating paintings that grappled with the savagery of his experiences while expressing the…
Louise Nevelson , Mirror Shadow XV, 1985
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Louise Nevelson

Mirror Shadow XV, 1985
Louise Nevelson was born Leah Berliawsky to a Jewish family in what was then the Russian Empire, now Ukraine. She emigrated to Maine, in the…
Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Trottin sous la pluie (Delivery Girl in the Rain), 1898
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Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen

Trottin sous la pluie (Delivery Girl in the Rain), 1898
The four thousand or so works in Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen’s print oeuvre made use of all the mechanical and photomechanical reproduction techniques available to him at…
Julian Charrière , Pacific Fiction – Study for Monument, 2016
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Julian Charrière

Pacific Fiction – Study for Monument, 2016
Faithful to the heritage of conceptual art, fascinated by land art and especially by Robert Smithson, influenced by Olafur Eliasson’s teaching at the Institut für…
Félix Vallotton, Ruisseau rouille et galets blancs (Rust Stream and White Pebbles), 1921
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Félix Vallotton

Ruisseau rouille et galets blancs (Rust Stream and White Pebbles), 1921
A painful case of sciatica that came on in 1916 prompted Félix Vallotton to decide in late autumn 1920 to spend the winter season in…
Charles Giron , Jeune femme au piano (Young Woman at the Piano) or Portrait de Mlle Maguie D. (Portrait of Mlle Maguie D.), 1880
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Charles Giron

Jeune femme au piano (Young Woman at the Piano) or Portrait de Mlle Maguie D. (Portrait of Mlle Maguie D.), 1880
For the Swiss, Charles Giron’s most emblematic work is undoubtedly Le berceau de la Confédération (The Cradle of the Confederation, 1901), a gigantic Alpine landscape…
Kader Attia , Culture, Another Nature Repaired, 2014
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Kader Attia

Culture, Another Nature Repaired, 2014
For nearly twenty years, Kader Attia has been interested in the question of repair, understood in both senses, as the action of repairing – an…

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