Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Il progressivo svanir della consuetudine (The Progressive Disappearance of Habit)

Details
Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
Il progressivo svanir della consuetudine (The Progressive Disappearance of Habit)
signed 'alighiero e boetti' (on the overlap)
embroidery on canvas
13 x 13 3/8in. (33 x 33.8cm.)
Executed in 1988
Provenance
Galleria Mara Coccia, Rome.
Private Collection, Italy.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Archivio Alighiero Boetti (ed.), Il Libro dei Quadrati: Frasi dei piccoli ricami dal 1972 al 1994 di Alighiero Boetti, Rome 2017 (another example illustrated in colour, unpaged).
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
Post lot text
This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 981 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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Lot Essay

‘I am interested in primary matters, such as the alphabet, the map, the newspaper, among other things owing to the spring which thus tautens between order and disorder.’
–Alighiero Boetti
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