Alexander Apostol, The Four Riders, 2007
Artist: Alexander Apostol Description: A four minute video of the study in Gio Ponti’s Villa Planchart, Caracas (1956), showing the mechanism by which the architect found a way to conceal and reveal the owner’s collection of stuffed buffalo and gazelle heads.
Mauricio Lupini, Stack Chairs, 2011
Artist: Mauricio Lupini (born 1963 in Caracas, Venezuela; lives and works in Rome, Italy). Materials: Upholstered Gio Ponti “Leggera” chairs. Description: “The series of works Stack chairs Caracas 1, Caracas 2 and Teheran are made with “Leggera” chairs (designed by Gio Ponti in 1951) and reupholstered with fabric impressions of 2011 newspapers from Venezuela and Iran. During the […]