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Mario Merz



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Igloo, Mario Merz
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | steel tubes, neon tubing, wire mesh, transformer, C-clamps
Size: overall installed 39.375 x 78.75 x 78.75 inches
Culture: Italian
Style: Arte Povera
Inscriptions: signed and stamped by Archivio Mario Merz on certificate of authenticity
Physical Description: A steel framed igloo draped with wire screen. Blue neon letters mount through the screen to form the equation "1 + 1 = 2"
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.64.1-.19
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Mario Merz, Italian, Milan, Italy, 1925 - 2003
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian, Milan, Italy, 1925 - 2003
Added to Site: March 1, 2009