• Nunzio

    Villa delle Rose

    One of the most interesting Italian artists from the generation that emerged during the ’80s, Nunzio was recently accorded his second large-scale museum show. In this multifaceted exhibition, there was an urgent and unpredictable rhythm in the alternation of works—alternately concave and convex, jagged and polished, hospitable and mysterious forms. Nunzio’s seductive structures, assembled out of burnt wood or lead, seemed like veiled contours, sutures in the hollows of material. In Nunzio’s work, the wood, blackened and “purified” by fire, takes on a neutral value. Simultaneously new and archaic,

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