reviews

  • Maurizio Mochetti

    Galleria La Nuova Pesa

    In a departure from his usual practice, Maurizio Mochetti omitted lasers from his most recent exhibition, foregoing the spectacular fascination of the technological in favor of displaying four rarefied pieces in the gallery’s ample spaces. The installation was a product of subtraction rather than accumulation. The most convincing example of Mochetti’s effective utilization of available space was the room in which a hunting arrow swung in midair at eye level, attached to the ceiling by a wire so thin it was all but invisible. The effect was both magical and alienating, and the arrow—fixed in a

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