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Giuseppe Penone | the artist



The artist Giuseppe Penone
Born Apr 3 1947, Garessio, Italy.
Lives and works in Turin and Paris, .

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Arte Povera, Sydney Biennale, Documenta Kassel, Ready Made Art, Rolf Schock Prize,


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Penone has a paradoxal and empathic vision of the visible world, and leads us to a subtle discovery of its content and invisible parts, as he depicts and analyses it with most insight. He does not try to show pleasing or beautiful works, but his elegant and esthetic touch reveals the inner beauty of our environment…

Works in the Tate collection

Giuse..ppe Penone’s earliest exhibitions include the The Museum of Modern Art, New York (1970), Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne (1977); Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden (1978); and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1980). Most recently he has exhibited at The Drawing Center, New York (2004), and had a retrospective at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2004). Short listed for the Turner Prize in 1989, Penone has exhibited in Documenta V (1972), VII (1982), and VIII (1987) and at the Venice Biennale (2007).

Works in the MOMA collection

Rovesciare gli occhi (To turn one’s eyes inside out)