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  • Jan Fabre

    Galleria Massimo Minini

    The work of Jan Fabre ranges from large environmental works like Kasteel Tivoli (Tivoli castle, 1991), an entire facade covered with blue ink marks made with a ballpoint pen, to extremely minute works of pseudogenetic concoctions, to insects that are transformed into cybernetic “monsters,” to theatrical works (since 1980) for which he has provided the text, the music, and the choreography. However this formal identification and diversification ends up being merely an external, superficial characteristic.

    Fabre presents us with an obsession: the image of the insect—continually present in his work

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