Dennis Oppenheim: Splashbuilding
[English & Italian]

Edited by Cristina Garbagna
September 2009
Mondadori Electa
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9788837072582
245 pages, Illustrated
$79.50 Hardcover

The book is the catalogue of the exhibition of Roccetta di Borgia, 31 July-3 November 2009. "Splashbuilding, large installations of Dennis Oppenheim who camp in the Park of Scylletium, rather than science fiction monumental sculptures or celibates legacy machines seem to uninhabited architectures, Duchamp placed there to destroy the traditional perception of the archaeological site, uninhabited for excellence. [...] The first edition of 2005, the agreement idea, or rather the bet project Listings is to revive the Park of Scylletium through dialogue with contemporary art and the agreement with the languages of the present. The recent work of Oppenheim, chosen by Alberto Fiz for this fourth installment of the review, ben marries with agreement initiative and with the peculiarities of an extraordinary archaeological context where they are layered over the centuries, various signs and all well readable, which constitute a veritable paco memory.



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