Discover Luciano Fabro through Sharon Hecker’s Writings and Translations

“I represent the encumbrance of the object in the vanity of ideology.” Lo Spirato (The Expired One) in Luciano Fabro, ed. Silvia Fabro, Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, 2017.

“Luciano Fabro: Bitter Sweets for Nadezhda Mandelstam” in The Taste of Art: Cooking, Food, and Counterculture in Contemporary Practices, Silvia Bottinelli and Margherita d’Ayala Valva, eds. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas press, 2017).

“Markets, Bacchanals and Gallows’: Luciano Fabro’s Italia all’asta in Piazza Plebiscito in Naples (2004)” in A. Nova and S. Hanke, eds. Platzanlagen und ihre Monumente: Wechselwirkungen zwischen Skulptur und Stadtraum (Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2014)

“Sealed Between Us. The Role of Wax in Luciano Fabro’s Tu,” Oxford Art Journal, vol. 36:1 (March 2013): 13-38.

“Luciano Fabro: Drawing as Dialogue” in Luciano Fabro. Disegno In-Opera, exhibition catalogue, GAMeC (Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo (Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2013).

“Art is Glimpsed. Luciano Fabro’s Penelope”, in Contemporary Art/Classical Myth, Jennie Hirsh and Isabelle Loring Wallace, eds. (London: Ashgate, 2011): 57-86.

“If the Boot Fits…Luciano Fabro’s Italie,” in Italy from Without. Forum Italicum, vol. 47: 2 (August 2013): 431-462.

Discover Medardo Rosso through Sharon Hecker’s Essays and Books

A Moment’s Monument – Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017).

“The afterlife of sculptures: posthumous casts and the case of Medardo Rosso (1858–1928)” Journal of Art Historiography (June 2017).

“Back-to-Back: Medardo Rosso, Giovanni Segantini, and the Outsider in Italian Modern Art” in Orizzonte Nord Sud. Protagonisti dell’arte europea ai due versanti delle Alpi – Leading Figures of European Art North and South of the Alps. 1840-1960 Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana, Lugano. LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura (Genève: Skira, 2015): 170-185.

“Everywhere and Nowhere: Medardo Rosso and the Cultural Cosmopolitan in Fin-de siècle Paris” in S. Waller and K. Carter, eds. Strangers in Paradise: Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2014).

“Diana Al-Hadid: Regarding Medardo Rosso”, catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition Diana Al-Hadid: Regarding Medardo Rosso at Marianne Boesky Gallery, February 8 – March 19, 2014.

“An Enfant Malade by Medardo Rosso from the Collection of Louis Vauxcelles”The Burlington Magazine vol. 152:1292 (December 2010): 727-735.

“Shattering the Mould: Medardo Rosso and the Poetics of Plaster” in R. Frederiksen and E. Marchand, eds., Plaster Casts: Making, Collecting and Displaying from Classical Antiquity to the Present (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010): 319-330.

“Rosso: the Transient Form” exhibition review in The Burlington Magazine, vol. 151: 1280 (November 2009): 787.

“Icarus Fell Here”: Medardo Rosso (New York: Peter Freeman, 2009).

“Fleeting Revelations, The Demise of Duration in Medardo Rosso’s Wax Sculpture” in Ephemeral Bodies: Wax Sculpture and the Human Figure, R. Panzanelli, ed., Getty Research Institute Issues and Debates Book Series (Los Angeles: J.P. Getty Trust, 2008): 131-153.

Medardo Rosso: Second Impressions (co-authored with Harry Cooper), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003).

“Medardo Rosso” in Winds of Change: the Milanese Avant-Garde 1860-1900, ed. F. Licht (Naples, FL: The Gilgore Collection, 2003): 84-103

“Medardo Rosso: Ecce puer, 1906” in Leggere l’arte, S. Fugazza, ed. (Piacenza, Galleria Ricci-Oddi, 2002): 79-88.

“Ambivalent Bodies: Medardo Rosso’s Brera Petition”, The Burlington Magazine vol. 142:1173 (December 2000): 773-777.

“L’esordio milanese di Medardo Rosso”, Bolletino dell’Accademia degli Euteleti (December 1998), vol. 65, pp. 185-201.

“Medardo Rosso: Ecce puer” in Da Hayez a Klimt. Maestri dell’Ottocento e Novecento della Galleria Ricci Oddi, Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Piacenza (Milan: Skira, 1997): 147-149.

“Medardo Rosso’s first commission”The Burlington Magazine vol. 138:1125 (December 1996): 817-822.