Giuseppe Penone

born 1947

Giuseppe Penone, ‘Tree of 12 Metres’ 1980–2
Tree of 12 Metres 1980–2
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Giuseppe Penone (born 3 April 1947, Garessio, Italy) is an Italian artist and sculptor, known for his large-scale sculptures of trees that are interested in the link between man and the natural world. His early work is often associated with the Arte povera movement. In 2014, Penone was awarded the prestigious Praemium Imperiale award. He currently lives and works in Turin, Italy.

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Arte povera

Arte povera was a radical Italian art movement from the late 1960s to 1970s whose artists explored a range of ...

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