Maurizio Cattelan is the most famous Italian artist in the world, by far one of the most famous. His works are auctioned at millions of dollars, but there are few actual texts written on his figure and his work. This volume, edited by Elio Grazioli and Bianca Trevisan, published by Quodlibet, is an essential tool to learn about the art of Maurizio Cattelan, understand where it comes from, what it means and what are the reasons for its success. Within the writings of some of the greatest scholars of his work, Italians and foreigners; a wide selection of images, conversations, artist’s texts and interviews. The volume will be presented by the two editors together with Pietro Rigolo, one of the scholars who contributed a text on the relationship between the artist and Harald Szeemann.
Speakers:Relatori: Elio Grazioli (art critic and professor, Università degli Studi di Bergamo), Bianca Trevisan (professor, Università Cattolica, Milano and curator, Galleria Milano), Pietro Rigolo (curator, Modern and Contemporary Art Collection, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles)