Giovanni Anselmo

116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito (116 Visible and measurable details of Infinity)

Giovanni Anselmo , 116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito (116 Visible and measurable details of Infinity)

Giovanni Anselmo
116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito (116 Visible and measurable details of Infinito), 1975
original white card wrappers, 236 pp
116 pages are 116 visible and measurable parts of INFINITO, conceived as a n enlarged written word. 
Sperone: Torino 
unnumbered edition of 1,000
GA001

Giovanni Anselmo 116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito, Alternate Projects
Giovanni Anselmo 116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito, Alternate Projects
Giovanni Anselmo 116 Particolari visibili e misurabili di Infinito, Alternate Projects

Description

116 pages are 116 visible and measurable parts of INFINITO, conceived as an 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. ‚Äč
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

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 substances, are inspired by the observation of latent forces in the natural world such as gravity, magnetism, weight, and decomposition

$ 2,500