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Introduction
Gilberto Zorio (born 1944) is an Italian artist associated with the Italian Arte Povera movement. Zorio's artwork shows his fascination with natural processes, alchemical transformation, and the release of energy. His sculptures, paintings, and performances are often read as metaphors for revolutionary human action, transformation, and creativity. He is known for his use of materials including: incandescent electric light tubes, steel, pitch, motifs, and processes through the use of evaporation and oxidation. He also creates precarious installations using fragile materials such as Stella di Bronzo and Acidi within his work.
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Q477899
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Introduction
Artist associated with Arte Povera. Zorio's artwork shows his fascination with natural processes, alchemical transformation, and the release of energy and the works are often read as metaphors for revolutionary human action, transformation, and creativity.
Nationality
Italian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Conceptual Artist, Installation Artist, Painter, Performance Artist, Sculptor
Name
Gilberto Zorio
Ulan
500088858
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