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Primed canvas mounted on masonite panel

43 x 22.5 cm

Signed and dated on the verso, upper stretcher bar, centre: "Giulio Paolini 1962"

Fondazione Giulio e Anna Paolini, Turin

Gift of the artist, 25 October 2012, archive no. GPO-0022
From December 2005 to May 2011 on loan at Madre –
museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples

A rectangle of primed canvas is applied to a masonite panel leaving the border of the support visible on all four sides.

1976 Parma, Palazzo della Pilotta, Sala delle Scuderie, Giulio Paolini, 11 March - 21 April, not repr.
1984 Villeurbanne, Le Nouveau Musée, Giulio Paolini, 20 January - 18 March, vol.
Images/Index, repr. p. 13 (exhibition view Parma 1976).
1985-86 Montreal, Musée d’art contemporain, Giulio Paolini, 7 July - 8 September, touring to: Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, 29 November 1985 - 19 January 1986, same catalogue as for the solo exhibition in Villeurbanne 1984.
1986 Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Giulio Paolini, 15 February - 30 March, same catalogue as for the solo exhibition in Villeurbanne 1984.
1989 London, Royal Academy of Arts, Italian Art in the 20th Century. Painting and Sculpture 1980-1988, 14 January - 9 April, repr. p. 423.
1999 London, Lisson Gallery, Giulio Paolini. Stanze, 16 April - 22 May.
2005 Naples, MADRE Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Atto secondo. La Collezione, from 10 December, p. 83, col. repr. p. 82 (catalogue published in 2006).
G. Paolini, Suspense. Breve storia del vuoto in tredici stanze (Florence: Hopeful Monster editore, 1988), repr. p. 15 (exhibition view Parma 1976).
Giulio Paolini 1960-1972, edited by G. Celant (Milan: Fondazione Prada, 2003), col. repr. p. 57.
MADRE Museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina Napoli (Naples-Milan: Fondazione Donnaregina and Mondadori Electa, 2006), p. 83, col. repr. p. 82.
M. Disch, Giulio Paolini. Catalogo ragionato 1960-1999, vol. 1 (Milan: Skira editore, 2008), cat. no. 22 p. 63, col. repr.
J. Meinhardt, Giulio Paolini. Senza titolo, 1961. In collezione 3 (Turin-Mantua: Fondazione Giulio e Anna Paolini and Corraini Edizioni, 2015), p. 56, col. repr. p. 45.
Entry by Maddalena Disch , 23/02/2024