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feb 27, 2008

michelangelo pistoletto

‘the labyrinth’ 1969-2007

italian artist michelangelo pistoletto is currently showing at galleria continua, in beijing. the artist’s work makes use of mirrors or mirrored surfaces, often with paintings of life-size figures overlaid. the current show features a new body of works that display references to his past work while expanding on it. occupying the main exhibition space is ‘labyrinth’, a 5m white cube centered in a room filled with a corrugated cardboard maze. the white cube is lined with mirrors on its interior. 2100 meters of cardboard wee used to construct the piece.

‘the labyrinth’ 1969-2007

‘the cubic meter of infinity in a mirroring cube’ 1966-2007

‘the apple of concord’ 2007

‘black and light, white and dark perspective’ 2007

‘black and light, white and dark perspective’ 2007

‘mirror cage – double square’ 1976-2007

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