Michelangelo Pistoletto at Blenheim Palace

Michelangelo Pistoletto at Blenheim Palace

Michelangelo Pistoletto at Blenheim Palace

 

 

Danish director Mike Nybroe captures Michelangelo Pistoletto’s retrospective show at the UK’s Blenheim Palace. Pistoletto is a leading figure in the Italian contemporary art movement Arte Povera – taking a radical stance in the 1960s and early 1970s, artists in the movement believed that art should not be, and could not be, disconnected from daily life. Read more on NOWNESS – http://bit.ly/2jTFlvx

Painter and object artist Michelangelo Pistoletto is a leading figure in the Italian contemporary art movement, Arte Povera. Taking a radical stance against the art institution in the 1960s and early 1970s, Arte Povera artists believed that art was should not be, and could not be, disconnected from daily life. A new film by Danish director Mike Nybroe captures the artist’s retrospective show at the UK’s Blenheim Palace, where Pistoletto’s varied pieces sit amongst the ornate interiors of the spectacular space. Here, Blenheim Art Foundation director Michael Frahm talks about the collaboration:

 

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