“Markets, Bacchanals and Gallows’: Luciano Fabro’s Italia all’asta in Piazza Plebiscito in Naples (2004)”

“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)

This essay examines the contradictory role, meaning, and public reception of a contemporary art monument in the piazza setting through a study of a sculptural installation by Arte povera artist Luciano Fabro, made for the Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples in 2004.

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