LOT 6045
SOLD €90,00

Jean Tinguely, La Vittoria Milan 28.XI.1970, 1971

Amsterdam, Edition Seriaal, 1971. Artists’ book, accordion folded leporello, 11.3 x 15 cm, 11 pp., unfolds to 125 cm. Powerful photo document of the Tinguely art happening ‘Victory Monument’ in 1970, showing the ignition of a giant phallic sculpture in front of Milan’s Duomo (cathedral).

Features full page b/w photos by Ad Petersen (photographer and curator at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam at the time) reporting the sequence of explosions. The performance took place during a festival for the 10 year anniversary of the ‘Nouveaux Réalistes’. Scarce item in fine condition.

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