In Absentia – Luciano Fabro at Simon Lee, London

Luciano-Fabro-Simon-Lee-Gallery-London-2017I remember being mesmerized on seeing Luciano Fabro’s L’Italia d’oro (1968) for the first time back in the early 1980’s. Fabro’s portrayal of Italy, hung inverted like some heretical carcass, ironically gilded and sacrificed, seemed to me at the time to be the epitome of a disrupted nationalism. Read about Fabro – and what we have all been missing – in this article about this incarnation at Simon Lee Gallery in London, here.

Image courtesy of Simon Lee Gallery and the Estate of the Artist 2017.