Shopping Bag
    Emilio Isgrò, Farfalla (Butterfly)
    TreccaniTreccani Arte

    Emilio Isgrò, Farfalla (Butterfly)

    Artist poster

    $ 114.10

    or 3 installments of $ 38.03 without interestsKlarnai

    If you want to be prompted via email as soon as this product becomes available please insert your email address here

    Artist poster

    For the Utopia project, Emilio Isgrò, a painter and poet – who is also a novelist, playwright and director – worked on a page of the Treccani Italian vocabulary, which features his erasures. The artist wrote: “I couldn't get to sleep and, all of a sudden, as I turned over in bed, I saw erasure marks that stood out on the walls like the Virgin Mary in the sky in Fatima. Turning the table upside down, which is what I did with the erasure marks, was not about destroying the word, but rather saving it for better times: that is, for when the ability to reflect would finally be linked to the need to create”.
    Thus, that of erasure becomes a key way of revealing the “dialectic between above and below, outside and inside, word and image”.
    In this case, it is the word farfalla (i.e. butterfly): amidst illustrations and syllables that create a repetitive sound, it stands out against a white sea of erased words.

    2022, Offset printing on 170 gr paper
    50 x 70 cm,
    100 pieces, each piece is numbered and signed by the artist.
    The work is sold unframed.

      Orders may be subject to different shipping times. Please see the Shipping and Delivery section in the customer area to check the shipping times.

      If you change your mind, you can return your items within 14 days of delivery, you need to register your return request online. For some products the return procedure may be disabled, in this case please contact the Customer Service.
      Returned products must be unaltered.
      Returned products must have all the original tags and labels attached and be in their original and integral packaging, including their box or bag.