Arte Povera The term Arte Povera (Italian for poor art) was introduced by the Italian art critic and curator, Germano Celant, in 1967. His pioneering texts and a series of key exhibitions provided a collective identity for a number of young Italian artists based in Turin, Milan, Genoa and Rome. . Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (editor). New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , NY: Phaidon Press, 2005. Illus., soft-cover, 304 pp., $39.95.
The power and breadth of demands for social change during the 1960s reverberates today as a faint heartbeat (1) A periodic signal generated by hardware for activation and/or synchronization purposes. See MHz.
(2) A periodic signal generated by hardware or software to indicate that it is still running.
1. pounding for revolution in contemporary art. Christov-Bakargiev presents a comprehensive survey of a significant group of Italian artists who rejected "high art" in favor of radical ideas such as the rejection of consumer values and Western bourgeois society. Aligned with other major art movements--including Land Art, minimalism minimalism, schools of contemporary art and music, with their origins in the 1960s, that have emphasized simplicity and objectivity. Minimalism in the Visual Arts
, and Conceptual Art--Arte Povera (poor art) focused on the basic relationship between life and art. For art educators, it will be interesting to note that John Dewey was one of several significant literary influences on this group of artists. The tone of this book conveys a consciousness of the Arte Povera movement.
--Reviewed by Rebecca Martin, an art teacher at Oakhurst Elementary, Fort Worth, Texas Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas, 18th-largest city in the United States, and voted one of "America’s Most Livable Communities. .