Matrice di bronzo, 2008
Bronze, gold, resin
46 7/16 x 85 13/16 x 74 13/16 inches (118 x 218 x 190 cm)
© Archivio Penone
Photo by Mike Bruce
Giuseppe Penone was born in 1947, Garessio, Italy. He lives and works between Paris and Turin. Giuseppe Penone’s work is represented in important public and private collections worldwide, not least including the Tate, London and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Major exhibitions include the 2007 Venice Biennale; “Penone,” Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo, (2008), “Giuseppe Penone,” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2009) and “Giuseppe Penone,” Musée des Arts Contemporains, Grand-Hornu, Belgium (2011). Giuseppe Penone’s work "Ideas of Stone" (2004–10) was exhibited for the first time at Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany (2012) and Madison Square Park, New York (2013). Giuseppe Penone was selected for the annual Bloomberg Commission at the Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012) and had two major solo exhibitions at the Château de Versailles and at the Kunstmuseum Winterthur (2013).