Piero Gilardi (Turin, 1942) started his artistic activity during the Sixties following the lesson of the Pop Art. He joined the movement of the Arte Povera and during the Seventies he operated in the social area participating at the collective and spontaneous creativity. He became famous especially for his “Carpets”: polyurethane works that accurately reproduces natural ambients. In the Eighties he experimented new technological languages and started a new series of virtual works. His works are displayed in major museums of contemporary art all over the world.
Art and industry in 1960s Italy
Boom. Art and industry in 1960s Italy, exhibition catalogue published in one language ( English ), edited by Flavia Frigeri with texts by Flavia Frigeri and Ursula Casamonti. 92 pages, illustrated artworks
2018, pag 92, English