- Numerous essays and visual resources illuminate the career of the founder of the Conceptual Neo-Figuration movement in Italy, Renato Mambor
- This catalog is the first retrospective of Mambor's work since his death in 2014
- The last major exhibition of his work was held at the MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma in 2013
Renato Mambor, an Italian painter, photographer, and performing artist, was a member of the 1960’s Scuola di Piazza del Popolo group in Rome, together with Mario Schifano, Pino Pascali, and Jannis Kounellis. This book documents a retrospective exhibition of his career, which brings together thirty works created between the 1960s and 2013. Mambor played a major role in the return to a form of figuration, also becoming a celebrated performer, theater director and stage designer. The book includes a wide selection of archival images and texts by the artist, and highlights his creative process in a number of mediums, from painting to performance. It includes an interview with Gianna Mazzini, director of the documentary Mambor (2019).
Text in English and Italian.
- Forma Edizioni
- 19th Aug 2020
- USA & Canada
- 9.45 in x 11.81 in
- 184 Pages
- 105 color, 25 b&w