• Marina Paris

    De Crescenzo e Viesti

    In this exhibition, Marina Paris created an original, violent contrast between the classical tradition of Western figurative sculpture and the progressive disintegration of the body in contemporary modes of representation. The gallery was invaded, as it were, by three installations of such banal items of clothing as military jackets, ski masks, and baby clothes—all treated with glue in such a way as to make them rigid and self-supporting. The three-dimensional pieces looked like they had been cast from the human figure, as if the person who had been inside them had just evaporated, leaving only

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