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Arte Fiera 2023: partecipazioni

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Ugo la Pietra è presente ad Arte Fiera 2023 dal 3 al 5 febbraio 2023 nei padiglioni 25 e 26: con la Galleria Ca' di Fra con un focus sulle sue opere in ceramica, all'interno del nuovo formato della Fiera denominato "Percorso". Non una sezione vera e propria ma un itinerario che collega alcuni di stand della Main section secondo il criterio tematico della ceramica. Saranno esposte una serie di ceramiche ingobbiate...

Solo exhibition: “Il segno di Ugo La Pietra, Ceramiche ingobbiate e incise”

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Ca' di Fra arte contemporanea presents  the exhibition IL SEGNO DI UGO LA PIETRA Ceramiche ingobbiate e incise  from Thursday 19 January to Friday 24 February 2023 the Artist will be present in the gallery on Thursday 19 January at 6.30 pm Via Carlo Farini 2 20154 Milano The exhibition brings together a series of ceramics engobed and engraved by the author who has maintained the sign component within his research since the 1960s: the "sign" as...

Publication: “ugo la pietra la città senza morale”

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Analisi e opere riferite alle contraddizioni sociali e ambientali di Milano. Le analisi condotte sul territorio milanese (come “La solitudine urbana”, “I luoghi di decompressione” o il “Referendum per il miglior dissuasore”) rappresentano l’ennesimo contributo che l’artista sviluppa fin dagli anni Sessanta e che distingue il suo impegno artistico nel e per il sociale. La seconda parte del volume è dedicata a un'indagine specifica sul quartiere...

Publication: “ugo la pietra film e video”

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testo introduttivo di Manuel Canelles con un saggio di Vittorio Fagone Pubblicato in occasione della mostra al Centro Trevi di Bolzano del febbraio 2022, il volume raccoglie sinossi, studi, foto di scena, frame dei film d'artista degli anni Settanta / Ottanta e dei video più recenti di Ugo La Pietra. “… il cinema per me è stato lo strumento più completo per guardare e interpretare l’ambiente in...

Abitare la città: rassegna di film di Ugo La Pietra

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Milano, Fabbrica del Vapore inaugurazione 13 dicembre ore 17.00 inizio proiezioni ore 18.30 opening: Maria Fratelli  e Gabi Scardi presentano i libri “Film e video” e “La città senza morale” (2022) alla presenza dell’artista. Inaugura martedì 13 dicembre alle 17.00 in Palazzina Liberty (Fabbrica del Vapore) la rassegna di film di Ugo La Pietra “Abitare la città”, curata dall’Archivio Ugo la Pietra. Sei film realizzati dall’artista negli anni Settanta verranno proiettati ogni martedì a partire dalle 17.00 fino al 17...

Artverona 17a edizione – partecipazioni

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17a edizione Artverona direzione artistica Stefano Raimondi Verona Fiere, 14/16 ottobre 2022 Ugo La Pietra è invitato dal direttore artistico Stefano Raimondi nella sezione HABITAT con l'opera "Immersione nella luce", 1969-2016 (Courtesy l’artista & Museo MA*GA, Gallarate). HABITAT è il nuovo spazio che arricchisce il padiglione del moderno, dedicato alla presentazione di quattro opere di artisti storici italiani, quali Ugo La Pietra, Marina Apollonio, Nanda Vigo, Luciano Fabro, concepite come ambienti e stanze...

Arazzo “La costruzione della Cattedrale”

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Arazzo di Ugo La Pietra "La costruzione della Cattedrale" in occasione delle celebrazioni per gli 800 anni del Duomo di Cosenza 16 arazzi di grandi dimensioni progettati da artisti internazionali Saranno installati e resi visibili nella navata centrale della Cattedrale di Cosenza dal 4 ottobre 2022 Gli artisti Stefano Arienti> L’Ultima Cena, Vanessa Beecroft > Gesù che purifica il tempio,Mariella Bettineschi > La Visita di Maria a Elisabetta, Michele Ciacciofera > Davide che trasporta l'arca dell'alleanza, Jan Fabre > Gesù guarisce 10 lebbrosi durante il...

Exhibition: “TRE SGUARDI IN MACCHINA Adriano Altamira, Ugo La Pietra, Franco Vaccari”

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Nuova Galleria Morone di Milano è lieta di presentare la mostra Tre sguardi in macchina a cura di Elisabetta Longari, con protagonisti le opere di Adriano Altamira, Ugo La Pietra e Franco Vaccari. Tre artisti che incrociano le loro indagini linguistiche e le loro esperienze personali nell’ambito dei primi anni settanta, con sensibilità e interessi diversi ma con molti punti di contatto tra cui naturalmente l’utilizzo della fotografia. Avendo...

Ugo La Pietra presents the book: “erbario”

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Ugo La Pietra presenta il libro "Erbario" sabato 17 settembre ore 12.00 Villa Mirabello, Parco di Monza In occasione della Quinta Edizione del Festival del Parco di Monza dedicato al rapporto tra "Arte e natura", Ugo La Pietra presenta il libro “Erbario” edito dalla Casa Editrice Marinoni Books, che raccoglie una piccola enciclopedia botanica di erbe sconosciute, immaginate e personalissime, rappresentate dall'autore con disegni minuziosi tratteggiati a penna e...

Nasce il Comitato per l’Archivio Ugo La Pietra

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Si è costituito a Milano l’Archivio Ugo La Pietra, promosso dallo stesso artista e da un comitato composto da Lucio La Pietra, Simona Cesana e Marco Meneguzzo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZqAVRtGn_Q L’Archivio L'Archivio Ugo La Pietra ha definito la sua veste istituzionale attraverso la costituzione di un Comitato i cui scopi sono, oltre a quelli di divulgazione del percorso multidisciplinare del Maestro, anche quelli di archiviazione, catalogazione, certificazione e autentificazione delle sue opere:...

The works of Ugo La Pietra in the collections of the MAXXI Museum in Rome

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MAXXI Architettura acquired in 2022 for its collections fifteen graphic and photographic works created by Ugo La Pietra between 1960 and 1979 which constitute a precious synthesis of the experiences of the experiments, dedicating in particular to the relationship between public space / private space and the relationship between the individual and the environment, which Ugo La Pietra has led since the 1960s, crossing...

Bugatti Segantini Prize

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Con la 63esima edizione torna l’appuntamento con l’Arte a Nova Milanese Il Premio Bugatti-Segantini a Ugo La Pietra Riconoscimento alla carriera di un instancabile e "anomalo" sperimentatore Con il patrocinio dell’Accademia di Brera, a cura di Flaminio Gualdoni una antologica nelle sale di Villa Brivio. Inaugurazione e premiazione l’11 giugno. Il 63esimo Premio Bice Bugatti – Segantini sarà assegnato a Ugo La Pietra. L’artista scelto per il riconoscimento alla...

Fuori Salone 2022 – partecipazioni

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Partecipazioni di Ugo La Pietra al Fuori Salone 2022: Doppia Firma MOBILE MESSINSCENA riedizione realizzata in collaborazione con INTRO per VGO Associates progetto promosso da Michelangelo Foundation, Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, Living opening (su invito) 6 giugno / 14.30-18.,30 Palazzo Litta, C.so Magenta 24 RSVP: info@fondazionecologni.it Natural_Mente PIETRE E FUOCO nuova collezione in pietra leccese: portacandele, bracieri per interno e esterno disegnata da Ugo La Pietra per SILOS opening 7 giugno / 17:00 - 20:00 Milano, Via Goito 3 (BRERA...

Exhibition: Erbario

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presenta la mostra ugo la pietra erbario inaugurazione mercoledì 20 aprile ore 18.30 Viale Maifreni 54 - Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) la mostra prosegue fino al 3 settembre I disegni tratteggiati a penna e a matita, accompagnati da descrizioni di storie e virtù, costituiscono una piccola enciclopedia botanica di erbe sconosciute, immaginate e personalissime, che l’autore rappresenta con il suo segno preciso e ricco di dettagli, e che descrive individuando per ciascuna un nome, le proprietà e i luoghi dove è ancora possibile, per il ricercatore più curioso,trovarle. L’Erbario esposto in mostra da Mutty...

Ugo La Pietra Urban Sign “Fioritura in Crescendo”

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HOMO FABER 2022 10 April - 1 May 2022 Ugo La Pietra  Urban Sign "Fioritura in Crescendo" Fondazione Cini, Isola di San Giorgio, Venezia www.homofaber.com The Urban Sign "Fioritura in crescendo", laccate in the square in front of the Fondazione Cini, on Isola di San Giorgio in Venezia, introduces the new edition 2022 of the exhibition Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future promoted by Michelangelo Foundation and entitled "Leaving treasures of Europe and Japan". L'opera è stata realizzata dagli artisti artigiani dellThe work...

Miart 2022

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MIART 2022 1-3 April 2022 Ugo La Pietra with Galleria Ca' di Fra PAD. 3 stand  B134b VIP preview 31 March, on invitation fieramilanocity_MiCo – Pad 3 – Gate 5 - viale Scarampo, Milano Abitare è essere ovunque a casa...

Solo exhibition: “Ovunque a casa propria”

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Ugo La Pietra Ovunque a casa propria  curated by Manuel Canelles first in-depth exhibition on Ugo La Pietra's cinematographic research and audiovisual experiments February 10, 2022 Centro Trevi, Bolzano The Ovunque a casa propria project is the first anthology of La Pietra's cinematographic works. The title of the project is a tribute to one of Ugo La Pietra's best known and most appreciated slogans, not surprisingly present in one of his...

Book: erbario

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erbario Ugo La Pietra edizioni Marinoni Books Il libro Erbario, edito da Marinonibooks, con postfazione di Giulia Mirandola, raccoglie una piccola enciclopedia botanica di erbe sconosciute, immaginate e personalissime, rappresentate dall'autore con disegni tratteggiati a penna e matita oppure incisi in libri di terracotta, accompagnati da descrizioni di storie e virtù, individuando per ciascuna pianta un nome, le proprietà e i luoghi dove è ancora possibile,...

Ugo La Pietra – Erbario

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Ugo La Pietra  Erbario Casa Museo Boschi di Stefano via Jan 15, Milano apertura martedì 14 dicembre dalle 16 alle 20 presentazione alle ore 18 la mostra prosegue fino al 16 gennaio Casa Boschi Di Stefano presenta una nuova mostra Erbario di Ugo la Pietra, a cura di Simona Cesana. Per la seconda volta il Museo accoglie le opere di questo artista e lo fa nell’affettuoso ricordo di Eleonora Fiorani con cui Ugo La...

UGO LA PIETRA PRESENTS “CITTA’ DOMESTICA” IN CONVERSATION WITH ALASTAIR GORDON

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Ugo La Pietra presents Domestic City (Plectica Editrice, 2021) in conversation with Alastair Gordon Thursday, 9th December 12:00 EST | 17:00 GMT | 18:00 CET The event is framed within the 17th Giornata del Contemporaneo, by the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and the AMACI - Associazione dei Musei d'Arte Contemporanea Italiani With the participation of Stanze's director Francesca Romana Forlini and the Harvard Italian Student...

Opera permanente di Ugo La Pietra “Segnale/Portale – Architettura/Natura”

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UGO LA PIETRA inaugura la 34a edizione di SCULTORI A BRUFA la strada del vino e dell'arte inaugurazione opera permanente di Ugo La Pietra Segnale / Portale "Architettura / Natura" 21 novembre 2021 ore 10.30 Domenica 21 novembre 2021 a Brufa, frazione del Comune di Torgiano, si terrà l'inaugurazione della 34a edizione di “SCULTORI A BRUFA. LA STRADA DEL VINO E DELL’ARTE, organizzata dalla Pro Loco di Brufa in collaborazione con il Comune di Torgiano...

Exhibition: “Fuori dalla città”

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l'oratorio arte contemporanea  presents the exhibition: fuori dalla città works bt: Ugo La Pietra - Aurelia Raffo La Pietra - Lucio La Pietra Corneliano Bertario (Milano) opening saturday 9 October 11.oo/13.oo in this occasion will be presented the book of Ugo la Pietra "Fuori dalla città. Cascinetta Zanzare", Manfredi Edizioni l'oratorio arte contemporanea Oratorio, via San Giorgio 15 Corneliano Bertario, frazione di Truccazzano (Milano) from 9 to 30 October 2021 opening: saturday, sunday and non-working days from...

Miart 2021

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miart 2021 17-19 September 2021 VIP preview 16 September, on invitation padiglione 4 gate 4 - viale Scarampo, angolo via Colleoni Ugo La Pietra will be at MIART with: CA' DI FRA'  SEZIONE ESTABLISHED MASTER STAND C61/D62 Works Selection, 70's IL CHIOSTRO ARTE CONTEMPORANEA SEZIONE ESTABLISHED MASTER STAND D69/75 "Le Immersioni" Works, 60's STUDIO d'ARTE DABBENI SEZIONE DECADES STAND A36 Thematic personal exhibition, 60's - 90's Selected Works GALLERIA ANTONIO VEROLINO SEZIONE ESTABLISHED MASTER STAND D/54 Tapestry from the"Bestiacce" Works, new...

Exhibition: “Doppia firma”

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Fondazione Cologni presents DOPPIA FIRMA the annual exhibition that celebrates dialogue between design thinking and high craftsmanship Palazzo Morando 6 Sant'Andrea st., Milan from 5 to 12 September Ugo La Pietra participates with a special installation, the terracotta and glazed ceramic houses “Interno / Esterno”, set up with plants and tree essences (set up by Studio Salaris, Milan). Terracotta houses made by Sandro Boit (Sesto Fiorentino) Glazed ceramic houses made by Benito Melchiorre...

Exhibition: “Fittile – L’artigianato artistico italiano nella ceramica contemporanea”

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Cologni Foundation presents FITTILE L’artigianato artistico italiano nella ceramica contemporanea curated by Ugo La Pietra preview Friday 3 September 2.30pm / 7pm by reservation by writing to rsvp@fondazionecologni.it by 1 September Ugo La Pietra will be present in the exhibition from 17.00 the exhibition continues until October 31, 2021 Fittile proposes a fascinating journey through Italian artistic ceramics: an ancestral know-how, widespread throughout the national territory with typologies, techniques, materials, workshops,...

Interview: di Catahrine Rossi interviews Ugo La Pietra for Friedman Benda

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https://youtu.be/gxfTBxRGvn0 Ugo La Pietra is one of the most original and definition defying of the Italian maestri. In this conversation La Pietra discusses his hugely diverse output, which spans art, architecture, design, and craft and which includes artefacts, installations, films, publications, education and more. His work is underpinned by an interest in research, and concepts of the “disequilibrating system” and “living is being everywhere at...

Book: “Città Domestica”

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Plectica Editrice is pleased to announce the launch of “Domestic City / Città Domestica” by Ugo La Pietra, the first publication of the bilingual series (Italian and English) Stanze directed by Francesca Romana Forlini. The first volume of the series was written by the famous radical architect and researcher in the visual arts Ugo La Pietra. Engaged for over fifty years in the artistic, theoretical...

Solo exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra – Abitare è essere ovunque a casa propria”

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UGO LA PIETRA Abitare è essere ovunque a casa propria curated by Massimiliano Scuderi Friday 2 July 2021 | 18.30 9.00 pm screening of the film La riappropriazione della città ZIMEI FOUNDATION Via Aspromonte, sn - Montesilvano (PE) The relationships between inside and outside of man-made spaces, and the numerous implications that regulate our way of living in the contemporary city, constitute the main theme of the retrospective dedicated to Ugo...

Lecture “Radical Observation” AA School of Architecture

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doRW7Z-molg This masterclass is the 7th session of the Sensitive Observations Seminar Series hosted by AA Diploma Unit 16: Homo Urbanus taught by Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine & Gili Merin Architect, artist and designer, Ugo La Pietra is a major figure of the Italian radical design movement of the 1960’. His work defies all categories as he spent his life fighting against partition between disciplines,...

Collective exhibitions – June and July 2021

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Collective exhibitions with the participation of Ugo La Pietra - June and July 2021 NEL SEGNO DEL CENOBIO curated by Simona Bartolena Leo Galleries, Via De Gradi 10, Monza, 20900 (MB) Info: 039 5960835 - info@leogalleries.it From 24 June to 24 July 2021 The sign is the absolute protagonist of the researches of Agostino Ferrari, Ugo La Pietra, Ettore Sordini, Angelo Verga, Arturo Vermi, the five artists of the Cenobio...

Exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra – Passaggio di terre”

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Il Chiostro Arte Contemporanea, Saronno presents the exhibition Ugo La Pietra Passaggio di terre curated by Mara De Fanti on the occasion of Festa della Ceramica di Saronno opening friday 18 june till 18 june Ugo La Pietra was a precursor among the arts of many aspects that we find today in the contemporary scene: from conceptual art to installations, from cinema, to the use of photography, to illustration. The transition between the...

Exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra, Viaggio sul Reno 1974”

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Spazio Choisi 02 presents Ugo La Pietra, Viaggio sul Reno 1974 opening: wednesday 16 June 2021, from 17.00 pm exhibition: from 17.06 to 03.09 - 2021 Spazio Choisi 02, first floor, via Pelli 13, Lugano From June 16, Spazio Choisi 02 –dedicated to Artphilein Editions –, will host the display of Ugo La Pietra's artist's book, Viaggio sul Reno 1974. This Rhine cruise was an artistic experience of Ugo La Pietra, conducted together with the Global Tools...

Exhibition: “La spiaggia del Poetto”

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Centrale Festival 12 curated by Luca Panaro e Marcello Sparaventi presents the exhibition Ugo La Pietra La spiaggia del Poetto Rocca Malatestiana di Fano 11 - 12 - 13  June 2021 Centrale Festival has shown over the years a lot of attention to the enhancement of authors whose work has proved pioneering with respect to the subsequent development of the visual arts. For the twelfth edition, the curators Luca Panaro and Marcello...

Book: “”Ugo La Pietra, Storie con gli artigiani 1987/2019”

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Ugo La Pietra Storie con gli artigiani 1987/2019 Manfredi Edizioni My many research experiences, conducted from the eighties to today in the various territories, through the relationships with the artisans, are described here to tell the difficulty of a cultural path that, especially in this moment where everyone is talking about craftsmanship, represents a testimony historical for the understanding of the phenomenon of renewed interest in the applied...

Ugo’s films streaming on www.cinetecamilano.it

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presents 𝗗𝗔𝗟𝗟'𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗜𝗦𝗠𝗢 𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗔 𝗦𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗭𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗘 A fascinating selectionof experimental cinematographic works created by five eclectic directors. free streaming on www.cinetecamilano.it you can watch Ugo's films: "La grande occasione" 1973 "La ricerca della mia identità" 1974 "La riappropriazione della città"...

Book: “Artigianato e progetto Convegno sulle arti applicate in Italia”

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Artigianato e progetto Convegno sulle arti applicate in Italia curated by Ugo La Pietra and Alberto Cavalli The book collects the testimonies of the Convegno sulle arti applicate in Italia (Conference on Applied Arts in Italy), held at the Milan Triennale in 2019, with interventions by Ugo La Pietra, Alberto Cavalli, Enzo Biffi Gentili, Massimo Bignardi, Francois Burkhardt, Paola Navone, Alba Cappellieri, Paolo Coretti, Alessandro Masserdotti, Sergio...

Book: “Utopie”

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presents the book: Ugo La Pietra Utopie in the ÈUTOPIA series directed by Marcello Sèstito COLLANA INTERNAZIONALE DI STUDI E PROGETTI UTOPICI It is necessary to imagine a whole swirl of materials around the globe, and these materials converge towards a purpose like metallic fragments attracted by a giant magnet. Thus, the dust of meaning emerges from the mind of Ugo La Pietra, micro fragments of architecture to come,...

Book: “Ugo La Pietra, Arte e territorio – 1968-2020”

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Ugo La Pietra, Arte e territorio - 1968-2020 For many years, from within the art system, I have committed myself to switching from an art practice with an eye to social issues (artworks almost invariably originated in galleries and museums and then placed in the urban space) to an idea of art “for” social issues. Art for social issues articulates in a series of practices, but the...

Personal exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra – Arte e Territorio”

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curated by Marco Tonelli and Lorenzo Fiorucci 31 October 2020 - 31 January 2021 Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto For the first time in Spoleto, an exhibition of urban works and installations created by Ugo La Pietra between 1965 and 2020, an expression of the artist's research for the decoding and re-appropriation of the urban environment, to which for the occasion, the installation “Case Aperte” was added and created, expressly...

Personal exhibition: “Pietra leccese. Souvenir 1990-2020”

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Fatto ad Arte Gallery presents the exhibition: "Pietra leccese. Souvenir 1990-2020" by Ugo La Pietra from 20 October to 13 November The exhibition brings together a large collection of objects created by the PIMAR laboratory (Lecce) aimed at merchandising for the Ecomuseo della Pietra Leccese. On the occasion of the exhibition, the book Dalle cave all’architettura. Pietra leccese e pietra di Apricena. 1990/2020, published by C 41 Editions, which collects works,...

Personal exhibition: Ugo La Pietra – Ex Voto – Drawings 2000-2020

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Ugo La Pietra Ex Voto Drawings 2000-2020 15 October - 14 November 2020 Opening: Thursday 15 October from 16.30 pm to 20.00 pm Galleria Nuages via Del Lauro 10 Milano The protagonist of Ugo la Pietra's ex-voto is always the heart. Unlike many ex-votos, especially those of thanksgiving, where the subjects are many and offered to Jesus, to the Saints, or to the Virgin by grace received, in those of La Pietra the...

Ugo La Pietra for Ceramiche Rometti – new collection

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collection 2020 c/o Contemporary Cluster Via dei Barbieri 7 Roma Opening exhibition 24 September h.19.00 The 2020 collection designed by Ugo La Pietra for Ceramiche Rometti takes up and deepens the path started by Ugo La Pietra in 2017 with the colossal Totems, with the collection of 24 pieces - vases, candlesticks and containers - made on a lathe without the use of molds. with the Tattooed hands series,...

Exhibition: “Diari da casa” and Publication: “Storie di virus”

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Diari da casa Reflections from the quarantine by Ugo La Pietra and Corrado Levi Maurizio Corraini Gallery, Mantova From 4 September to 30 October 2020 Opening 11 September at 12.00 Throughout the fifty-six days of the quarantine, "staying at home" was the most effective means of fighting the virus. Staying at home meant not being able to go out. And it forced us to rediscover a frequentation of the...

Exhibition: “La forma della terra. Geografia della ceramica contemporanea in Italia”

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Ugo La Pietra participates with the installation: "Libri aperti" at the show LA FORMA DELLA TERRA Geografia della ceramica contemporanea in Italia Curated by Simone Ciglia Menegaz Foundation, Castelbasso (TE) July 25 - August 30, 2020 La forma della terra. Geografia della ceramica contemporanea in Italia offers a mapping of the contemporary possibilities of ceramics, oriented on the national territory. The exhibition is conceived as a journey through some of the main production centers...

Exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra IL NATURALE DA RITROVARE”

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Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano e Comune di Milano presents Ugo La Pietra IL NATURALE DA RITROVARE disegni sugli scritti di Eleonora Fiorani curated by Maria Fratelli Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, 9 July – 13 September 2020 From 9 July to 13 September 2020 the Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano hosts the exhibition "Il naturale da ritrovare", which is part of the rich exhibition calendar of the house museum...

Exhibition: Total Recall

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Ugo La Pietra takes part in the exhibition Total Recall inauguration 11-12-13 June 2020 from 11.00 to 20.00 Galleria Bianconi Milano, via Lecco 20 exhibition duration: June 14th - August 7th from Monday to Friday 10.30am - 1.00pm / 2.30pm - 7.00pm   Art has the ability to reactivate thought, to ignite positivity capable of being reflected concretely in the daily life of each of us. Supported by this belief, Renata Bianconi...

Artist book: Ugo La Pietra “Viaggio sul Reno (Journey on the Rhine)” september 1974

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In this artist’s book Viaggio sul Reno (Journey on the Rhine) 1974, Ugo La Pietra drew inspiration from his notes and photoshoots took in 1974, by reshaping and reconsidering them in a contemporary perspective. This Rhine cruise, from Düsseldorf to Basel, was an artistic experience of Ugo La Pietra, conducted together with the Global Tools Communication Group, composed of Franco Vaccari, Gianni Pettena, and...

Solo exhibition: “La mia territorialità. Itinerari di ricerca attraverso il segno”

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LeoGalleries presents

: Ugo La Pietra
La mia territorialità itinerari di ricerca attraverso il segno opening: Sunday 16 February at 17.30 curated by Simona Cesana (Ugo La Pietra Archive) and Giovanna Canzi from 16 February to 7 March 2020 LeoGalleries via De Gradi 10 MONZA At the beginning of the 1960s, I painted paintings and rapid writings which, stretched out on canvases, formed fantastic landscapes. Even today I trace my signs in search...

Solo exhibition: “Hortus Conclusus”

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Opening: Saturday 8 February 18 pm - E3 Arte Contemporanea via Trieste 30, Brescia In Past the garden it has always been thought of as a closed public place, separated from the city (Hortus Conclusus), an enclosed place where imagination and fantasy can be developed. Even the urban greenery was designed according to a succession of places, where the details, built "artfully" were deliberately conceived according to...

Appointment: “We announce the best bollard!”

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Ugo La Pietra and Marco Scotini We announce the best bollard! Friday 29 November at 6.00 pm result of the electoral count, performative intervention and presentation of the catalog Friday 29 November at 6.00 pm in the context of the exhibition "La Città Domestica" the counting and proclaiming "The best bollard" will be completed, an operation with which Ugo La Pietra together with Lucio La Pietra intends to denounce...

Book presentation: “Argomenti per un dizionario del design”

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PRESENTATION Argomenti per un dizionario del design with Ugo La Pietra, Carlo Vinti, Fulvio Irace, Matteo Vercelloni Monday 18 November 2019 — 19.00 pm Libreria Verso, C.so di Porta Ticinese 40 MILANO «When, through time, the evolution of language passed from a few words to a growing number of expressions, it became necessary to use a" dictionary "capable of listing the various terms and giving each one the right...

Solo exhibition: La città domestica”

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Ugo La Pietra La città domestica opening wednesday 13 november 18 /21 pm a cura di Marco Scotini 14 november - 20 december 2019 Galleria Bianconi Milano, via Lecco 20 The Bianconi Gallery is pleased to present the new solo show by Ugo La Pietra which, under the title La Città Domestica, collects some series of artistic projects matured at the end of the Seventies. The exhibition curated by Marco Scotini...

Design e arte, le relazioni pericolose incontro con Ugo la Pietra e Claudia Pignatale

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Design e arte, le relazioni pericolose incontro con Ugo la Pietra e Claudia Pignatale venerdì 8 novembre ore 18,30 ROMA, Palazzo delle Esposizioni Ideato e organizzato da ADI, associazione per il disegno industriale - delegazione Lazio, dal webmagazine Cieloterradesign e da Studio Algoritmo in collaborazione con Azienda Speciale Palaexpo, Design Match è un ciclo di incontri dinamici in cui due protagonisti del mondo della creatività, della cultura o dell'imprenditoria legata al design o all'innovazione sono invitati a...

Natura artificiale. Dal naturale all’artificiale, e viceversa. Tapestries by Ugo La Pietra

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Natura artificiale. Dal naturale all’artificiale, e viceversa Tapestries by Ugo La Pietra Collection of tapestries design and made for 1026 by Cristiano and Gea Seganfreddo on show in Turin Galleria Cristiani November 1-9 2019 Nature: every design process that evokes it, every design that imitates it, every image that arouses nostalgia, helps us to understand the world in which we live and operate, and sometimes leads us to places where we can...

Solo exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra – Opere, installazioni, film d’artista”

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Opening: Saturday 6 October 6.30 pm Carrara Academy, Bergamo edited by M. Cristina Rodeschini and Ugo La Pietra Since the sixties, Ugo La Pietra has developed his artistic activity with works and research, making reference to the relationship between the individual and the environment, realizing over time a method that many critics have called "art in and for the social". The opportunity to be able to use, on...

Personal exhibition: “Itinerari – Appunti di viaggio – Dal Sistema Disequilibrante, 1966 / 1974”

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Ugo La Pietra Itinerari - Appunti di viaggio Dal Sistema Disequilibrante, 1966 / 1974 exhibition curated by Marco Scotini STUDIO DABBENI Corso Pestalozzi 1 LUGANO 18 October - 14 December 2019 Opening on Friday 18 October, 18.00 - 20.00 The exhibition "Itinerari – Appunti di viaggio" is part of the broader theory, announced by La Pietra as early as the 1960s of the "Disequilibrating system", in which the author develops methods, tools...

Campo urbano: Incontro con Ugo La Pietra, Gianni Pettena, Giuliano Collina

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Incontro con Ugo La Pietra, Gianni Pettena, Giuliano Collina a cura di Chiara Canali In occasione del 50° anniversario di Campo Urbano, Como Sala d’Onore della Pinacoteca Civica COMO CAMPO URBANO COMO, cinquantesimo anniversario 21 settembre 1969 – 21 settembre 2019 Il 12 ottobre, in occasione della Giornata del Contemporaneo, sarà organizzato nella Sala d’Onore della Pinacoteca civica alle ore 17, un momento di incontro e racconto con alcuni dei protagonisti di Campo Urbano: Ugo...

Book: “Argomenti per un dizionario del design”

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Ugo La Pietra "Argomenti per un dizionario del design" Edited by Carlo Vinti Habitat Design series «When, through time, the evolution of language passed from a few words to a growing number of expressions, it became necessary to use a" dictionary "capable of listing the various terms and giving each one the right interpretation. It is possible, in a sense, to compare this evolution to the route taken...

Solo exhibition: Campo Urbano 21

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CAMPO URBANO 21 COMO 21 September 1969 – 21 September 2019 50° anniversary of Campo Urbano Ugo La Pietra Original exhibition 21 September – 13 October 2019 Pinacoteca civica Como September 21, 1969: something exceptional happened in Como, the streets and squares of the city were invaded by the exhibition-event "CAMPO URBANO, aesthetic interventions in the collective urban dimension". The event was born from the need to bring the artist into direct...

“Né arte, né design”. Conference on applied arts in Italy

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25 years from the historical conference held in February 1995 in Milan’s Triennale, Fondazione Cologni is now promoting a new important meeting organised by Ugo La Pietra and Alberto Cavalli: a day aimed at exploring the relevance of applied arts connected to Italy’s art crafts, internationally referred to as “decorative arts” or “craft”, an area that does not coincide with art, is far from...

Exhibition and conference: Campo Umano, Public art 50 years after “Campo Urbano”

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Campo Umano Public art 50 years after "Campo Urbano" A project by Luca Cerizza | Zasha Colah Conference and exhibition opening 21 September 2019 Villa Olmo, Como A conference and an exhibition celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Campo Urbano, the artistic event curated by Luciano Caramel who occupied Como's public spaces on September 21, 1969 with ephemeral and often unsettling interventions for citizenship and public opinion. While analyzing the successes...

Exhibition: L’Arte delle Arti

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The Enrico Astuni di Bologna gallery present the exhibition PoliArte (L’Arte delle Arti) Gabriele Basilico, Alberto Garutti, Ugo La Pietra, Corrado Levi, Alessandro Mendini Curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio 27 July - 8 September 2019 Palazzo Bracci-Pagani, Corso G. Matteotti 97, FANO (PU) Opening ceremony on Saturday 27 July at 7 pm Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Fano - Sala di rappresentanza, Via Montevecchio n.114, Fano (PU) As the curator writes, it is an...

Installation: “Storie di verde pubblico” for the exhibition: “Resistenza / Resilienza”

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Storie di verde pubblico five gazebos by Ugo La Pietra for the exhibition Resistenza / Resilienza

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Gaia Bindi and Piero Gilardi Museo PAV Parco Arte Vivente, Turin, 21 June / 20 October 2019 opening June 20 at 5 pm with a round table Today the green in the city is forced to deal with traffic, parking, is suffocated by asphalt, is placed in flower beds with a...

Books presentation

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Ugo La Pietra presening the books: "Le mie giornate particolari con" and "Storie brevi con", Manfredi Edizioni together with Simone Mosca and Giovanna Canzi Tuesday 11 June 2019 7 pm Libreria Verso Milan, C.so di Porta Ticinese 40 "The fact is that the environment is important, but even more so the relationships between individuals". Relationships - deep, occasional, instantaneous, significant, conflicting - that Ugo La Pietra lived and then collected in two...

Solo exhibition: “Le case parlanti”

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UGO LA PIETRA Le case parlanti Opening: Thursday 6 June 2019, 12-18 hours From 6 June to 19 July 2019 Monday to Friday 10.30 - 18 MAAB Gallery, via Nerino 3, 20123 Milan “The interior towards the outside thus becomes, in addition to a slogan to which all my research aimed at overcoming the barrier, which still exists, between private space and public space, also a design method for...

Lectio magistralis

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From the "Unbalancing System" to the art for social, 1960/2019
 lectio magistralis by Ugo La Pietra 31 May 2019 h. 16.00 Museo MACRO, Roma Auditorium
 via Nizza 138, ROMA Since the 1960s I started a series of researches within the individual / environment relationship. Starting from the slogan "Living is being everywhere at home" and using different means of expression and different scales of intervention, I created works aimed at decoding,...

Solo exhibition: “Itinerari la Pittura Segnica di Ugo La Pietra”

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Itinerari la Pittura Segnica di Ugo La Pietra 1959/2019 curated by Simona Bartolena Spazio Heart, Vimercate 16 May -14 July 2019 opening 16 May thursday 19.00 p.m. Ugo La Pietra has spent several decades as a researcher in the visual arts, moving freely through different disciplines and with tools from time to time identified in relation to what he considered to be the best way to communicate. Despite the diversity of mediums...

Public work: “Dalle cave all’architettura” – Apricena (FG)

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The public work of Ugo La Pietra "Dalle cave all'architettura" was inaugurated at the Parco Museo Sculture "Madre Pietra", Via Roma, Apricena (FG). The work, located in the historic center of Apricena, alludes to the historical resources of this area: "la pietra di Apricena", quarried around the city. The large columns have a chiselled base, which alludes to the extraction phase of the stone from the...

Permanent Design Museum of Italian Design – Triennale di Milano

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The Museum of Italian Design is born on 9 April 2019, directed by Joseph Grima, on the ground floor of the Triennale in the space of the Curva; a selection of the most iconic and representative pieces of Italian design, part of the 1,600 objects in the Triennale Collection. Ugo La Pietra "Globo Tissurato" lamp (1967) and "Uno sull'altro" bookcase (1968) are in the selection...

miart 2019

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Ugo La Pietra will be at miart 2019 with the galleries: Galleria Astuni Established Masters section Padiglione 3, stand B50 Galleria Ca' di Fra Established Masters section Padiglione 3, Stand D47 Studio Dabbeni Established Contemporary section Padiglione 3, Stand D08 MIART, fieramilanocity, Milano. Ingresso / entrance: Viale Scarampo, gate...

Exhibition: “Novecento, Nuovi Itinerari”

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Novecento, new itineraries Sala Fontana, Museo del Novecento, Milan Inauguration of the new exhibition and the new itinerary dedicated to the artists active between the sixties and the eighties of the twentieth century. Ugo la Pietra will be present with the work "The degrees of freedom: recovery and reinvention" of 1969, which is part of the collection of the Museum since 2016. Opening Saturday, February 23, 2019,...

Exhibition: PoliArte (l’Arte delle Arti)

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PoliArte (l'Arte delle Arti) Gabriele Basilico - Alberto Garutti - Ugo La Pietra - Corrado Levi - Alessandro Mendini Galleria Enrico Astuni, via Iacopo Barozzi, 3 Bologna Curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio Ugo La Pietra partecipates with bidimensional works (paintings and photomontages) and some tridimensional works. from 1 February to 27 April 2019 opening: 1 February h...

Exhibition: Fantomologia

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Fantomologia Ugo La Pietra - Stanza - Evelina Domnitch e Dimitry Gelfand CUBO, P.zza Vieira de Mello, 3 Bologna Curated by Marco Mancuso, Daniela Tozzi and Ilaria Bignotti Ugo La Pietra partecipates with the installations "Caschi Sonori" (1968), "Il Commutatore" (1970); the film: "Progetto disequilibrante" (2015) from 31 January to 6 April 2019 opening: 31 January - h...

Book: “Il verde risolve!” (Green works it out!”)

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Architecture insist on building houses, streets, neighborhoods and cities, introducing "green" into the building, intended as an element capable of acquiring or "solving" different functions. Forget always - the architecture - that the green, unlike the built, has a life of its own and its own development and over time has always had the best! Analyzing the vegetation in its natural and unexpected expansion within...

Exhibition: “Home Futures”

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Ugo La Pietra partecipates at the exhibion: "Home Futures" 07 November 2018 – 24 March 2019 Design Museum LONDON Ugo La Pietra participates with projects "Inside / Ouside" (1979) e "Telematic house" (1983). The ‘home of the future’ has long intrigued designers and popular culture alike. Bringing together avant-garde speculations with contemporary objects and new commissions, Home Futures explores today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. The exhibition asks:...

Solo exhibition: “Viaggio nel Mediterraneo. Nature e territori”

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Viaggio nel Mediterraneo. Nature e territori the poetic journey of Ugo La Pietra between Mediterranean cultures and peoples Opening: saturday 27 October 17,30 pm untill 4 November Palazzo Ajiutamicristo, via Garibaldi 23, Palermo curate by Vincenzo Fiammetta 27 October – 4 November 2018 The Orestiadi Foundation participates in the VII edition of I-design curated by Daniela Brignone, a South-Italian event dedicated to design, included in the programs of Palermo Capitale italiana...

Solo exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra / L’Attraversamento Fotografie-Disegni-Progetti di un artista/architetto radicale”

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Ugo La Pietra/L'Attraversamento Fotografie-Disegni-Progetti di un artista/architetto radicale Spazio e Immagini Gallery - Bologna curated by Matteo Giacomelli 20 October 2018 – 4 February 2019 opening 20 October 17.30 pm The exhibition presents a selection of original vintage print photographs and drawings taken from the notebooks of  Ugo La Pietra.
The photos, from the '68 -'72, can be traced back to La Pietra's research on the relationship between the individual and the...

Solo exhibition: Mito e Materia

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Ceramiche Rometti, the historical Umbrian manufacture born in 1927, presents the exhibition MITO E MATERIA The creative imagery of Ugo La Pietra meets the savoir faire of Rometti. From a collaboration started in 2016 with Ugo La Pietra were born three collections that have found in the Galleria Fatto ad Arte, always a place of study and exhibition of high artistic craftsmanship, their perfect...

Solo exhibition: La città scorre ai miei piedi

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Ugo La Pietra La città scorre ai miei piedi Ca' di Fra' Gallery - Milano opening thursday 20 september 6 pm to 9 pm La Pietra, already in the late 60s, was exploring the city from the center to the outskirts with an attitude similar to the anthropologist researching social behavior with respect to the urban environment. "Degrees of Freedom" ("Gradi di libertà"), "Traces" ("Tracce"), "Recovery and Reinvention"...

Book presentation: Ugo La Pietra “Fatto ad arte. Né arte né design”

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Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte Foundation and Marsilio Editori, with Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship,present the the book: Ugo La Pietra"Fatto ad arte. Né arte né design" A selection of writings and drawings (1975-2018) by the great italian artist, architect and designer, historical promoter of applied arts Ugo La PietraAuthor Alberto CavalliGeneral Manager of Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte Foundation Alberto BassiManager of degree course Industrial Designat Università IUAV di...

Exhibition: Homo Faber

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Ugo La Pietra presents "Interno/Esterno. L'ultima luce", realized with mosaico by Maestro Giulio Candussio. Homo Faber Venezia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Isola di San Giorgio 14-30 September promoted by Michelangelo Foundation e Fondazione...

Solo exhibition: Disequilibrating Systems

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Neuravnoteženi Sistemi | Disequilibrating Systems Jul 3rd 2018. - Jul 11th 2018 ZAGABRIA
ORIS - HOUSE OF ARCHITECTURE Ugo La Pietra's new solo exhibition in Croatia, after the 2nd International Visual Artists Meeting in Vela Luka in 1970, and his solo exhibition in the Gallery of Contemporary Art in Zagreb in 1975. Curator/s: Darko Fritz, Sonja Leboš In collaboration with: ORIS – Kuća arhitekture - Zagreb, Galerija umjetnina - Split Supported by: Ministarstvo kulture...

Exibition: Take me (I’m Yours)

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After being shown at the Milan edition of the exhibition “Take me (I'm Yours)" at Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, the installation "La riappropriazione della città: i propri itinerari, 1975-2018" will be shown again for the city of Rome in Villa Medici. La riappropriazione della città I propri itinerari, 1975-2018. Ci sono tante Roma quanti sono gli abitanti di Roma public exercise of Ugo La Pietra with Lucio La...

AGEVOLE armchair and sofa

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AGEVOLE armchair and two-seater sofa re-edition of the original 1983 project presented by Former / Busnelli on the occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2018 The armchair Agevole, designed by Ugo La Pietra in 1983 and produced by the Industrial Group Busnelli in 1984, was part of a group of upholstered furniture defined by the author "neoeclettici". Together with the armchair Agevole were produced the "Flessuosa", the...

Milano Design Week 2018

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SuperDesign Italian Radical Design 1965-1975 a film by Maria Cristina Didero and Francesca Molteni Introducing: Lionello Cerri (cinema Anteo), Maria Cristina Didero (curator), Ugo La Pietra (artist), Francesca Molteni (film director), Evan Snyderman (R&Company Gallery, NY) Monday 16 April ore 20.00 ANTEO Palazzo del Cinema (P.zza 25 Aprile 8) RSVP: 68@54words.net Agevole, sofa and armchair Riedition BUSNELLI 2018 The Agevole armchair, designed by Ugo La Pietra in 1983 and produced by the Industrial Group Busnelli...

miart 2018

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Ugo La Pietra will be present at MIART 2018 with two projects belonging to his researches from the Sixties and the Seventies. Studio Dabbeni gallery (Lugano) exhibits the work “AUDIO CASCO”, made in 1967 on the occasion of the exhibition at Galleria Cadario in Milan and also used in 1968 in the “Audiovisual Environment” made for the XVI Milan Triennale. “AUDIO CASCO” is made of...

Solo exhibition: “Ugo La Pietra – Istruzioni per abitare la città”

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Ugo La Pietra - Istruzioni per abitare la città From 24 March 2018 to 30 September 2018 Curated by Italo Tomassoni, Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Giancarlo Partenzi Istruzioni per abitare la città. Opere e ricerche nell’ambiente urbano dal 1969 al 2017 (Instructions for living in the city. Works and research in the urban environment from 1969 to 2017) is the title of the new exhibition dedicated to Ugo...

Book: “Ugo La Pietra Campo Tissurato/ I segni e l’urbano 1964-1972”

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Ugo La Pietra "Campo Tissurato/I segni e l'urbano 1964-1972" curated by Marco Scotini Archive Books edition (Berlin) / Studio d’Arte Dabbeni (Lugano) ISBN 978-3-943620-70-2 2017 The book, curated by Marco Scotini, was created on the occasion of the homonymous exhibition set up at the Galleria Studio d'Arte Dabbeni in Lugano between November 2017 and January 2018. The book collects 268 works and documents related to the period in which Ugo La...

Book: “Storie brevi con”

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Ugo La Pietra "Storie brevi con" (Short stories with) Sol LeWitt Alexander Iolas Franco Toselli Sadruddin Aga Khan Gilda Bojardi Piero Castiglioni Ettore Sottsass Global Tools Paolo Rosa François Barré Gianfranco Bettetini Ugo Carrega Miro Zagnoli Cinzia Ruggeri Paolo Tomelleri Marco Fomentino Vico Magistretti Bertozzi & Casoni Ugo Marano Manfredi Ed. (Language: Italian) I have collected in this booklet some stories that have influenced my way of thinking and working. I wrote...

Book: “Le mie giornate particolari con”

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The book collects twenty-one short stories, reports of days and meetings, which have in some way conditioned the long and articulated activity of Ugo La Pietra, artist and architect but above all researcher (as he likes to define himself) in the large area that embraces all the communication disciplines. "Twenty-one memorable days without being exemplary": this is how Marco Scotini defines it in his introduction,...

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