• Umberto Cavenago

    Galleria Galliani

    For years Umberto Cavenago has been imitating the mechanical and the industrial with his galvanized-steel, Minimalist forms on wheels. In this way, Cavenago creates artwork that is uncomfortable, unstable, and functionless in its surroundings.

    For this current exhibition that shares its title, “A prova di scemo” (Fool’s proof) with the body of work presented here, Cavenago designed and produced 13 pairs of solid cor-ten (corrosion resistance-tensile strength) steel simulacra of roller skates. In addition to these finished objects, the exhibition included prototypes for the skates in terra-cotta

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