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PIZZI, Gabrielle (curator)

Metamorphosis : contemporary Australian Aboriginal photography and sculpture

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Curated by Gabrielle Pizzi. Melbourne, Vic. : Gabrielle Pizzi, 1997. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, pp. 93, illustrated. A fine copy.

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice, 14 June – 13 July 1997 ; includes carved and painted spirit figures by various artists from Arnham Land and cibachrome photographs by Leah King-Smith.

“La Biennale di Venezia XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte; metamorphosis, Palazzo Papadopoli, Venezia, 14 giugno – 13 luglio 1997; curated by Gabrielle Pizzi”

‘In 1997, Gabrielle Pizzi together with Italian art critic and founder of the Arte Povera movement, Achille Bonito-Oliva, curated Metamorphosis, a highly successful exhibition of photography by Leah King-Smith and sculpture by the Maningrida artists John Mawurndjul, England Bangala, Owen Yalandja, Jimmy An.gunguna and many others. The exhibition took place in the private garden of Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice, with images from Leah King-Smith’s Patterns of Connection series, projected onto the facade of a Palace across the Canal Grande. Metamorphosis was included in the Special Events program of the 1997 Venice Biennale.’ – https://www.gabriellepizzi.com.au/about/