Piero Manzoni
PIERO MANZONI
Achrome, 1958–59
White velvet
7 1/16 x 9 7/16 inches (18 x 24 cm)

Piero Manzoni was born in Soncino, Italy, in 1933 and died in Milan in 1963. His work has been the subject of numerous international exhibitions, including retrospectives at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1991), Castello di Rivoli-Museo d'Arte Contemporanea (1992), the Serpentine Gallery, London (1998), and most recently at the Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples (2007), curated by Germano Celant. His work is represented in many public collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Tate Modern, London; and the Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin.