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Sovrapposizioni [Superimpositions] (1984)

Sovrapposizioni [Superimpositions] (1984)

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People

  • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
  • Gianni Pettena (artist)

Title

Sovrapposizioni [Superimpositions] (1984)

Dates of creation

circa 1984-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 7 digital files (21 MB)
  • 5 photographic materials
  • 1 drawing

Scope and Content

The project series documents "Sovrapposizioni" an installation for the Galleria Speciale in Bari in 1984. The installation consists of half of a bench resting on a wall with the other half painted in perspective. "In effect the bench is at once a “real” and an illusory object, because it is painted; or on the contrary it can be seen as an imaginary object that has been made real." [1].

The project series contains photographs of the installation and drawings.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/inst-superimpositions-1984/ (last accessed 11 December 2019).

Reference Number

AP207.S1.1984.PR01

Location

Bari Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1984.PR01.001
    • Title: Drawing of the installation, Sovrapposizioni
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet (with mat): 40.5 x 50.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-004-002

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1984.PR01.002
    • Title: Photographs of the installation, Sovrapposizioni
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 slides

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-005-040

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1984.PR01.003
    • Title: Photographs of the installation, digitized drawings, and project descriptions, Sovrapposizioni
    • Dates of creation: 2010 - 2015
    • Form: drawings, born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Microsoft Word for Windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 digital files (21 MB)

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

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