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  • Salvatore Astore

    Galleria Alessandra Bonomo

    During the ’80s, the work of Salvatore As-tore developed in two directions, which nonetheless always merged in a single poetics. On the one hand, in the two-dimensional works—on canvas and on paper—the artist investigated physiological elements from the living world, representing them on large surfaces: enormous human skulls, seen as if through x-rays sometimes with sutures between the bones that reinforced the alienating effect, sometimes with the vascular system highlighted by a tangle of brightly colored filamentlike marks. On the other hand, he also made welded-iron sculpture—installed on

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