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Aldo Tagliaferro, Memoria-Identificazione (variante blu) (Memory-Identification [Blue Version]), 1972, photograph on panel, 15 × 58 5⁄8".

Aldo Tagliaferro

Osart Gallery

In a note concerning his work Identificazione in una variabilità oggettiva temporale (Identification in an Objective Temporal Variability), 1973, Aldo Tagliaferro writes, “Two moments exist as components in the structure of the work. One is direct and objective, fixed by a date. The other is indirect and subjective in the sense of memory and the identification of a subjectively ideal reality . . . attaining the point of verification when the ideal reality is no longer our (real) reality.” The central piece in this exhibition and the resulting cycle of works, Memoria—Identificazione—in una variabilità oggettiva temporale (Memory Identification—in an Objective Temporal Variability), 1973, consists of ten repetitions of a photograph taken by the artist and printed on emulsified canvas in a chromatic variation ranging from white to black. The eight central images are articulated

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