(ANSA) – L’AQUILA, NOVEMBER 25 – It is entitled “Beverly Pepper – A passage of time” and is dedicated to one of the great protagonists of contemporary art, known throughout the world for her monumental installations and Land Art works, the documentary that tomorrow will close the ‘Film Screening’ cycle at MAXXI L’Aquila, with loop screenings throughout the day in the museum’s multifunctional hall at Palazzo Ardinghelli.
The work is signed by Luca Cococcetta and Marco Zaccarelli and produced by Visioni Future like three others, created since 2018 in collaboration with the Beverly Pepper Italia Project Foundation, concerning the latest works by the American artist, who passed away in February 2020 at the age of 97. The first documentary talks about ‘Amphisculpture’, the Land Art work donated to the city of L’Aquila and built in the Parco del Sole, near the Basilica of Collemaggio. The second is ‘L’Umbria di Beverly Pepper’, created for the 58th Venice Biennale and dedicated to the works present in Spoleto, Assisi, Panicale, Terni, Perugia, Todi, Brufa. A third is ‘La Piazza-The Park of Beverly Pepper in Todi “, the process of creating the park in Todi to which she donated 23 works, giving life to her first monothematic park in the world.
“A passage of time” is a journey through the Italian places where Beverly has created installations, Land Art works and sculpture projects, accompanied by the words of critics, other artists and friends. From the Dolce Vita years to the experience in the foundry – in the 1960s he began to shape iron and steel in steel mills, an experience that culminated with ‘The Gift of Icarus’, a sculpture created for the 1962 Spoleto Festival – to major exhibitions, the Biennale, at Todi Park inaugurated in 2019, it is Beverly herself who in the film retraces her artistic human history with anecdotes and reflections. (HANDLE).
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