development out of the ‘impoverished’ situation

.. Arte Povera [Impoverished Art], a term taken from the Impoverished Theatre of the Polish playwright Jerzy Grotowsky by the art critic G.Celant for the works of young italian artists in the 60s and early 70s might has taken its energy from within a network of urban cultural activity of that time – one of the involved places was the north italian city Turin …
.. a place the contemporary artist’s couple botto and bruno claims to fulfill the same for themselves today – and they mark the friction loaded atmosphere of social difference of their hometown as a stimulant for their work..


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