Installation view, ‘Piero Manzoni. Materials of His Time’, Hauser & Wirth New York, 22nd Street, 2019 © Fondazione Piero Manzoni, Milano. Photo: Thomas Barratt

Piero Manzoni ‘Materials of His Time’ and ‘Lines’ Exhibition Walkthrough

  • Sat Jun 1 2019 - Sat Jun 1 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Please join us and Massimiliano Gioni for a tour of ‘Materials of His Time’ ‘Lines,’ two concurrent exhibitions of work by Piero Manzoni, on view at Hauser & Wirth New York 22nd Street through 26 July.

We will meet on the second floor of Piero Manzoni. ‘Materials of His Time’.

Massimiliano Gioni is the Artistic Director of the New Museum in New York.

He has curated numerous international exhibitions, including the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), the 8th Gwangju Biennale (2010), the inaugural New Museum Triennial (2009), the 4th Berlin Biennale (2006) and Manifesta 5 (2004).

At the New Museum Gioni has curated many solo exhibitions, including surveys shows by Sarah Lucas, Chris Ofili, Raymond Pettibon, Pipilotti Rist, Anri Sala, Nari Ward, and many others.

His group shows at the New Museum include ‘The Keeper’, 2016, ‘Here and Elsewhere’, 2014, ‘NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star’, 2013, ‘Ghosts in the Machine’, 2013, ‘After Nature’, 2008.

Since 2003 Gioni directs the Nicola Trussardi Foundation, a mobile museum which organizes public art projects and major exhibitions in public spaces, ancient palazzos, forgotten monuments, and abandoned spaces in the city of Milan.

His upcoming projects include: ‘Appearance Stripped Bare: Desire and the Object in the Work of Marcel Duchamp and Jeff Koons, Even’ at Museo Jumex in Mexico City opening in May and ‘The Warmth of Other Suns’ at the Phillips Collection, in Washington DC, opening in June.

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