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"Exhibition of Works by Sculptor Franca Ghitti"
2003-11-18 until 2003-12-12
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, NY,
USA United States of America
The public is invited to view the Franca Ghitti exhibition at The
Cooper Union. Works from this series are based on The Invisible Wayfarer
by Italo Calvino, an Italian novelist whose whimsical and imaginative
fables made him one of the most important Italian fiction writers in the
20th century. In Calvino's book, he wrote about cartography, which "was
born out of setting boundaries in land maps."
Ghitti has been working with
the theme of maps through an art since the 1960s and, by utilizing
salvaged wooden planks, the bottoms of large barrels, iron cables and
scraps of old notebooks, she tried to define a relationship between
habitat and sculpture.
Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at 6:30pm
Exhibition: November 18-December 12,
Monday-Friday, 11am-7pm/Saturdays, 11am-5pm/closed Sundays
The Great Hall Gallery at
The Cooper Union, is located at , 7 East 7th Street at
Third Avenue in New York
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a distinguished
private college of art, architecture and engineering founded in 1859 by
Peter Cooper, an inventor, industrialist and philanthropist. Since its
founding, all admitted students have received full-tuition scholarships.
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wood and nails
98 in. diameter x 10 in. depth
(249cm in diameter x 25.4cm in depth)