Arte Povera

Dallas collectors Howard and Cindy Rachofsky to auction Lucio Fontana canvas for between $20m to $30m

Punctured work is being offered at Sotheby’s New York after 20 years—and could fetch a record for the Italian post-war artist

Florence’s new open storage facility is bringing long-hidden art into public view

The Florentine Civic Museums’ depository is part of a trend that is seeing institutions find ways of making more use of their archives

Giovanni Anselmo, pioneer of Arte Povera, has died, aged 89

Italian artist, who won Venice’s Golden Lion award in 1990, is subject of a Guggenheim Bilbao retrospective next year

Arte Povera comes to Paris: major exhibition to open at Bourse de Commerce next year

The show curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev will include loans from the Castello di Rivoli

New York is rich in Arte Povera, from Pier Paolo Calzolari’s pandemic-era works to Piero Gilardi’s nature-inspired carpets

Two years after the death of art critic Germano Celant, who first coined the movement’s name, Arte Povera is making splashes in the city and beyond

Arte Povera sculptor Giuseppe Penone donates more than 200 works on paper to Castello di Rivoli

Archival materials relate to significant sculptures and installations around Piedmontese region in Italy

Giuseppe Penone presents two big gifts of drawings to Philadelphia Museum of Art and Centre Pompidou

Arte Povera sculptor hopes that his donations of hundreds of works on paper will start a dialogue

Germano Celant—champion of Arte Povera—dies of coronavirus, aged 80

Critic and curator was also the first to bring together contemporary art and fashion

'I faced the reality of emptiness': artist Michelangelo Pistoletto on surviving coronavirus

The 86-year-old Arte Povera pioneer says humanity has reached its limits and must find new ways to live post-pandemic

Marisa Merz, only woman linked to Arte Povera group, dies aged 93

The intensely private artist won the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the 2013 Venice Biennale

Arte Povera at Prada: first major survey of Jannis Kounellis since his death opens in Venice

The Fondazione Prada exhibition of the Greek-Italian artist has been organised by veteran curator Germano Celant

Largest exhibition ever of Mario Merz igloos to take over Milan’s Pirelli HangarBicocca space

Major loan show is based on 1985 display of the Italian artist organised by pioneering curator Harald Szeemann

Giuseppe Penone on Arte Povera, Cézanne’s best work and never tiring of trees

The Italian artist speaks to The Art Newspaper ahead of his major show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

What's onarchive

What's On in Paris: Nostalgia is back in '94 with Antoni Tàpies and Jean-Pierre Bertrand retrospectives

Also, Meyer Vaisman's grandiose taxidermies and Elaine Strutevant's almost-replicas

Goetz's Arte Povera collection visits Basel

An exhibition at the Kunstmuseum will document a movement that shook off the rules of the establishment


Collector Tony Salamé to build home for contemporary art in Lebanon

He recently added 20 works bought at Frieze NY to his 1,200-strong collection

Italian art at Tate Modern: Starting from zero

The Tate and the Walker Art Center collaborate to show Arte Povera 1962 to 1972, from five years before the movement was defined by its impresario, Germano Celant

What's on in Paris: Citizens of the world

The sculptures of Louise Nevelson and political paintings of Léon Golub, from the US, the ArtePovera of Alighiero Boetti from Italy, the historic legends of Anselm Kiefer and wax figures of Thomas Schütte, both from Germany

Interview with curator Denys Zacharopoulos on Documenta IX: It’s a Documenta of certainties

“The museum is like a voodoo fetish, the artist a sorcerer but also a prisoner”