• Gilberto Zorio

    Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala

    Gilberto Zorio’s work poses a problem: within an art context, what is the significance today of observing the mechanisms of the transformation of materials as a discourse on time? Zorio was one of the leading participants in the Arte Povera movement in Italy, beginning in the late ’60s. The recovery of the real time of nature’s laws was one of the themes of that movement, to which Zorio contributed with works based on chemical reactions and the physical properties of various elements. In fact, in many of his pieces, the realization of form is tied to the possibility of foreseeing the development

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