Michelangelo Pistoletto

«[…] Divisione e moltiplicazione dello specchio sprang ideally from the Stanze: the end mirror was the sole element which was not reflected and so remained single, not double. How to relieve this solitude. The artrist writes: “This place for reflection, which in the rooms represents the one, the absolute, in the sense of the non duplicable, suggested to me thet I do something so that things exists even when duplicated, and so I took that mirror and divided it into two.

When I cut it into parts, the number two existed; that is, I effected a division upon the single and then had the duplication. Putting these two mirrors at an angle and moving them, on mirror reflects the other and an infinite numbers of mirrors is created”. […]» (Angela Vettese, dentro lo specchio in Io sono l’altro Michelangelo Pistoletto, GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e contemporanea, 2000, Edizioni GAM Torino).
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Available artworks

Installations

Available artworks


  • Il tavolo - Divisione moltiplicazione, 2004

    120 x 90 x 70 cm

Installations