Giuseppe Penone

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Spine d'acacia - palmo, 2004
Canvas, silk, acacia thorns; 12 elements

12 elements at 39 3/8 x 47 1/4 in. (100 x 120 cm)
Overall: 118 1/8 x 189 in. (300 x 480 cm)

(13088)
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Soffio di foglie (Breath of Leaves), 1979-2015
Myrth leaves
Dimensions variable
(16640)
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Indistinti confini - Sapina (Indistinct Boundaries - Sapina), 2012
Marble, bronze
94 7/16 x 70 13/16 x 14 9/16 in. (240 x 180 x 37 cm)
(16648)
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Guanti (Gloves), 1972
Two color photographs
Image: 15 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (38.42 x 48.90 cm) (each)
Frame: 19 5/8 x 23 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (49.85 x 60.17 x 3.49 cm) (each)
Edition of 3
(13800)
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Pelle di grafite - palpebra (Skin of Graphite - Eyelid), 2012
Graphite on black canvas
78 3/4 x 78 3/4 in. (200 x 200 cm) (each)
78 3/4 x 236 1/4 in. (200 x 600 cm) (overall)
(16639)
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Rovesciare i propri occhi (To Reverse One's Eyes), 1970
Selenium toned silver gelatin print on Baryta paper
Photo: 15 3/4 x 11 13/16 in. (40 x 30 cm)
Frame: 21 7/16 x 18 5/16 x 1 3/16 in. (54.5 x 46.5 x 3 cm)
Edition of 7
(4411)
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Nel legno, 2008
Larch wood
142 x 16 1/4 x 17 in. (360.68 x 41.28 x 43.18 cm)
(13799)
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Verde del Bosco, 1986
Leaves frottage and vegetal pigment on canvas
54 1/2 x 52 1/2 x 1 in. (138.43 x 133.35 x 2.54 cm)
(3334)
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Progetto per un "albero di 15 anni", 1970
Graphite on paper
22 1/4 x 15 in. (56.5 x 38.1 cm)
(4376)
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Spoglia d’oro (Plain of gold), 2001
Gold, plaster
10 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 23.5 in. (27 x 24.5 x 23.5 cm) 
Gold part: 5 5/16 x 5 1/16 x 3 7/8 in. (13.5 x 13 x 10 cm)
Plaster part: 5 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 9 1/4 (13.4 x 24.5 x 23.5 cm)
(18664)
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Avvolgere la terra (To Enfold the Earth), 2014
Aluminium, terracotta
17 11/16 x 23 9/16 x 3 7/8 in. (45 x 60 x 10 cm)  
 
(16637/3 )
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Cocci (Shards), 1979
3 parts; plaster and terracotta
Overall: 56 1/2 x 23 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (143.5 x 60 x 40 cm)  
 
(12334)
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Terre (Earth), 2015
terracotta, iron
118 x 177 x 6 inches (300 x 450 x 15 cm) 
9 panels, each panel 39 x 59 x 6 inches (100 x 150 x 15 cm)
(18600)
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Pugno di grafite – palpebra (Handful of graphite–eyelid),, 2012
Graphite on black canvas, graphite
98 13/16 x 51 15/16 x 3 7/8 in. (251 x 132 x 10 cm)  
Plexiglas: 102 ¾ x 55 11/16 in. (261 x 141.5)
(18348)
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Avvolgere la terra – il colore delle mani (To Enfold the Earth – the colour of the hands), 2014
Terracotta, engobe of quartz color
Approx. 32 11/16 x 47 1/4 x 27 9/16 in. (83 x 120 x 70 cm)  
(18367 )
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Germinazione (Germination), 2005
Resin, stainless steel
51 1/8 x 17 5/16 x 7 13/16 in. (130 x 44 x 20 cm)
 
<div>Edition of 2 &nbsp;</div>
(15168)
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Germinazione (Germination), 2005
Resin, stainless steel
65 5/16 x 18 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (166 x 48 x 16 cm)  
(18374)
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Germinazione (Germination), 2005
Resin, stainless steel
76 3/4 x 24 3/4 x 9 13/16 in. (195 x 63 x 25 cm)
<div>Edition of 2&nbsp;</div>
(15170)
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Germinazione (Germination), 2005
Resin, stainless steel
64 15/16 x 25 9/16 x 8 5/8 in. (165 x 65 x 22 cm)
<div>Edition of 2</div>
(15162)
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Germinazione (Germination), 2005
Resin, stainless steel
69 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (176 x 48 x 16 cm)
Edition of 2
(15169)

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  • Born: Garessio, Italy, 1947
  • Lives and works in Turin and Paris

RECENT SOLO SHOWS
2017
Palazzo della Civilità, Rome, Italy

2016
Giuseppe Penone : Sculpture, MART Rovereto, Italy
Anaphora : An Exhibition by Giuseppe Penone, La Venaria Reale
Penone in the Rijksmuseum Gardens, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015
Giuseppe Penone, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
Giuseppe Penone: Desseins, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

2014
Giuseppe Penone Prospettiva Vegetale, Giardino di Boboli, Forte di Belvedere, Florence, Italy
Giuseppe Penone - Breath Is A Sculpture, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Giuseppe Penone, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
 
2013
Giuseppe Penone, Curated by Laurent Busine, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Giuseppe Penone, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Penone Versailles, Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France
Giuseppe Penone : Entre les lignes, Chapelle du Méjan, Arles, France
 
2012
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
Giuseppe Penone, Centre d'arts et de nature, Parc du Château, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
Traversées, curated by the Département de l'Ardèche, La Fabrique du Pont d’Aleyrac, Saint-Pierreville
Jardin des Plantes, Paris
 
2010
Giuseppe Penone: Drawings and Sculptures, Fondation De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Giuseppe Penone, Musée des Arts Contemporains du Grand-Hornu, Hornu, Belgium

 
RECENT GROUP SHOWS
2017
21, 39, Jeddah Arts, Saudi Arabia   
Jardins, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France

2016
CERAMIX. Art et Céramique de Rodin à Schütte. Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique and La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
The Forces Behind the Forms, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Museen Haus Lange and Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany; Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
Sublime- The Tremors of the World, Centre Pompidou Metz, France
Entre Sculpture et Photographie, Musée Rodin, Paris, France

2015
Poor Art- Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and Parallel Practices 1968-2015, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
SELF: Portraits of Artists in their Absence, National Academy Museum, New York, New York
Sensations de nature, Musée Courbet, Ornans, France
Arts & Foods, curated by Germano Celant, Expo Milano 2015, Triennale di Milano, Milano, Italy
Là où commence le jour, curated by Mac Donnadieu, Lille Métropole musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et d’art brut, Lille, France
L'Homme, le Dragon et la Mort. La Gloire de Saint Georges, MAC’s Musée des Arts Contemporains de la Communauté Française de Belgique au Grand-Hornu
The Forces Behind the Forms, Galerie im Taxispalais Innsbruck
 
2014
lens-based sculpture, AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Dan Graham, Jeff Wall, Danh Vo, Giuseppe Penone, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Prima Materia, Franҫois Pinault Foundation, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
On the Road/En el camino, curated by Gloria Moure, exhibition installed throughout historic buildings of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Sleeping Beauty: Works from the Collection, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
Vivid Memories, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
The Perfect Circle of the Moon Lasts Only One Night, Château Guiraud, Sauternes, France
Limites Sem Limites. Desenhos e Traços da Arte Povera, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil
La Science À L'oeuvre, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Pontmain, Pontmain, France
 
2013
Morandi and Casorati in the De Fornaris Collection, From Workshop to Work, Italian Cultural Institute, New York
Neunzehnhundertsiebzig. Material, Orte, Denkprozesse, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
Turbulences II, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
Fragile?, Le Stanze del Vetro, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
 
2012
Documenta (13), Kassel, Germany
Kabinettstucke, Cabinet Pieces, “Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany
Arte Torna Arte, Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence
Arte Povera, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar
Pelle di Donna, Triennale Bovisa, Milan
Tacita Dean, William Kentridge,... Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris