From nature to the work, the metaphysics of art
Contemporary Art | Since 1975, the Italian artist Claudio Parmiggiani has traced, step by step, a secret path of perennial works in the countryside. Each of them, commissioned publicly or privately, is created in deep intimacy with the spirit of a place, in a trajectory of eternity. The cartography of an initiatory journey.
Four brick structures at the four cardinal corners of a temporal space : Collebeato in Italy (Clavis, 1975) Fisher Island in Egypt (Pietra, 1983), the Castle of Saint Géry in Rabastens in France (Torre, 1989) and Sobotka in the Czech Republic (Casa sotto la luna, 1991) are the four mystical components of a single work, Une Sculpture. A sphere made of earth bearing the imprints of the artist is buried for ever in the cloisters of the Saint Pierre museum in Lyon (Terra, 1989).
At the heart of the Parc de in Strasbourg, ( […]
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