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  • View of “Pietro Consagra,” 2022. From left: Variazione n. 1 lenzuolo azzurro (Variation n. 1 Blue Bedsheet), 1974; Lenzuolo bianco (White Bedsheet), 1969. Photo: Riccardo Gasperoni.

    View of “Pietro Consagra,” 2022. From left: Variazione n. 1 lenzuolo azzurro (Variation n. 1 Blue Bedsheet), 1974; Lenzuolo bianco (White Bedsheet), 1969. Photo: Riccardo Gasperoni.

    Pietro Consagra

    Tommaso Calabro

    The shadow of art critic and feminist activist Carla Lonzi loomed large in “Immagini Vaganti” (Wandering Images), an exhibition of sculptures and other works by her longtime partner, Pietro Consagra (1920–2005). The show opened with two nearly life-size photographs of Lonzi taken by Ugo Mulas in a 1967 exhibition in Milan of Consagra’s cut-and-painted aluminum plates. A selection of the flat wall works depicted in the enlarged pictures were installed alongside them, including Alluminio rettangolo orizzontale (ocra) (Horizontal Aluminum Rectangle [Ocher]) and Alluminio spirale (grigio) (Aluminum

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