Giovanni Anselmo was one of the founders of the Arte Povera movement. His sculptures, made from found objects, various types of stone, plants, and other organic substancesare, are inspired by the observation of latent forces in the natural world such as gravity, magnetism, weight, and decomposition
This book is the first part of a work which evolves in this and later editions.
116 pages are 116 visible and measurable parts of INFINITO, conceived as a n enlarged written word.
The sequence order of the pages is, from top left in a clockwise direction for each of the first seven letters, a corner, a part of a side, a corner, a part of a side, and so on, finishing with the center.
Where the inner corners of the letters are concave, their relative convex corners are considered.
The last nine pages are respectively the four extreme parts (top, bottom, right, left) of the outer circumference, the same four parts of the inner circumference and the centre of the letter O. __________introductory text