Paola Pivi

Paola Pivi

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Over the course of her two-decade career, the Italian-born, Alaska-based multimedia artist Paola Pivi (born 1971) has fashioned such unlikely objects as a mausoleum made of cookies and a rotating airplane. Many of her sculptures and photographs are comical, as in her pictures of miniaturized designer chairs attached to bare buttocks, or a leopard walking across rows of cappuccino cups. Animals are a recurrent presence throughout, whether taxidermied and rendered sculptural or alive and photographed in unlikely locales (e.g. her tender portrait of two zebras, their heads hooked around each other's necks, against a backdrop of mountain snow). This volume is published for Pivi's 2013 exhibition at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, and gathers a selection of her work from the past ten more

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  • Hardback | 218 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 1,224.69g
  • Bologna, Italy
  • English
  • 886208319X
  • 9788862083195
  • 1,975,189