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Giovanni Anselmo (born 1934 in Borgofranco d'Ivrea, Province of Turin, Italy) is an artist who emerged in Italy after World War II within the art movement called Arte Povera. His most famous artwork is Untitled (Sculpture That Eats) (1968), a piece of art representing time and nature.
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Known for his works that employ organic and inorganic materials to refer to the elemental laws and forces of nature (e.g. gravity, tension, magnetism). Anselmo participated in the first Arte Povera exhibition ("Arte povera-Im spazio") at the Galleria La Bertesca in Genoa in 1967. In 1995 and 1996 there was a retrospective exhibition of his work in Santiago de Compostela, Spain and in Nice, France.
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Giovanni Anselmo
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