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Alighiero Boetti

(Italian, 1940–1994)

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Alighiero Boetti

Aerei, 1980

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Alighiero Boetti

Niente da vedere niente de nascondere, 1989

nove quadrati by alighiero boetti

Alighiero Boetti

Nove quadrati, 1979

Biography

Timeline

1940
Born December 16 in Turin, Italy
1967
Joined the Arte Povera movement in January
1971
discovered Afghanistan and in Kabul had started an artistic collaboration with women embroiderers, creating tapestries such as his political Maps which would evolve according to the world’s political mutations
1972
moved to Rome, where he discovered the pleasure of light and colours, far from the austerity of Turin
1994
Died in Rome, Italy

Exhibitions

2012
Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, Tate Modern, London (solo)
Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
Alighiero Boetti: Tutto, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2010
Alighiero e Boetti: Insicuro Noncurante, Sprüth Magers, Berlin (solo)
Alighiero e Boetti: Insicuro Noncurante, Sprüth Magers Berlin
2009
Mappe, Galerie di Meo, Paris
Orientamento, Galleria Cardi, Pietrasanta, Italy
Alighiero e Boetti: Mappa, Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo)
Alighiero e Boetti, Museo di Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples (solo)
2008
Order and Disorder, Museum Ritter-Sammlung Marli Hoppe-Ritter, Waldenbuch (solo)

Literature

2005
Niente Tutto, exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, essay by Kristin Schmidt and Cordula von Keller, 2005
“L’art du Xxe Siecle: De l’art Moderne a l’art Contemporian 1939- 2002”, Citadelles and Mazenod, Paris
2001
Boetti, Annemarie Sauzeau, Alighiero e Boetti, “Shaman-Showman”, Umberto Allemandi & C., 2001.
"Green on Greene," Sperone Westwater, New York (ex.cat.)
2000
Le Temps, vite, Exhibition catalogue by Jean-Pierre Criqui, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, (Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2000)
da Warhol al 2000, Palazzo Cavour, Regione Piemonte, exhibition catalogue, 2000, p. 64.
Gian Enzo Sperone; Torino, Roma, New York; 35 Anni di Mostra tra Europa e America, 2000, pp. 52, 136-137, 145, 166, 200, 255.
Pugliese, Marina, Le Tecniche e I Materiali Nell'Arte Contemporanea, Arti della Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, 2000.
1999
Allianz & Kunst, catalogue of the collection of Bayerische Versicherungsbank AG, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, with forewords by Dr. Michael Albert and Harald Szeemann, Anderland Verlag, München, 1999.
1998
Change of Scene XIII, exhibition brochure by Jean-Christophe Ammann, Frankfurt: Museum für Moderne Kunst, 1998).