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Leandro Di Prinzio

Re-Moving Art.

I consider myself an exception to the group of artists emerging from Italy's Abruzzo region (see list below for a selection of exhibitions). Rather than concern myself with restoring the lost landscapes of rural Italy, I address the changes brought about by globalization and the impossibility of fixing provenance. Things no longer have a place, but rather their place is always changing. This movement is the new essence of things. "Re-Moving Art", in which each image is comprised of movable magnetic canvases, asks what is the status of cultural icons once they have been removed from the very cultures that granted them significance. If art loses its origins, how can the work itself be said to be fixed? And what does it mean to fix art? As one playfully (re)affixes these canvases to the board, one discovers that fixing art also means deconstructing it, to repair art is also to destroy it.

To be sure, globalization promises a convergence of cultures--what one might call a magnetic attraction among cultures, but such unity or uniformity is undone by the very displacement of things. Th... [ Read all ]

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Previous Exhibitions

1994-1999 Exhibition group Rome
1999 Giardiagrele solo exhibition
2000-2001 Denver exhibition group
2002 Museo Michetti solo exhibition
2003 Guardiagrele solo exhibition
2004 Positano solo exhibition


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