‘trans border, trans limits, trans gression’ installation view luhring augustine gallery

michelangelo pistoletto – ‘trans border, trans limits, trans gression’

luhring augustine gallery, new york novmeber 15, december 20, 2008

italian artist michelangelo pistoletto is currently showing new mirro based works at new york’s luhring augustine gallery. the show is the artist’s first major solo show in the city in almost 10 years and his first with the gallery. pistoletto is a major part of the arte povera movement that began in the sixties. mirrors have always been a reoccurring theme in his work and have given him his established reputation. this new series of mirror work feature life size screen printings of people and pieces of urban infrastructure. the mirrors are arranged facing each other in the gallery, reflecting each one back and forth added many dimensions to the pieces.

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'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘trans border, trans limits, trans gression’ installation view luhring augustine gallery

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘trans border, trans limits, trans gression’ installation view luhring augustine gallery

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘prost n. 3’, 2008 (silkscreen on mirror-polished stainless steel)

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘prost n. 1’, 2008 (silkscreen on mirror-polished stainless steel)

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘attraverso la rete, lui e lei (through the fence, him and her)’, 2008 (silkscreen on mirror-polished stainless steel)

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘prost n. 5’, 2008 (silkscreen on mirror-polished stainless steel)

'trans border, trans limits, trans gression' by michelangelo pistoletto ‘seza titolo (untitled)’, 2008 (silkscreen on mirror-polished stainless steel)