Major exhibition&event that recounts Arte Povera at the Maxxi Museum in Rome

ROME.- A major exhibition/event to recount Arte Povera, the movement that has starred Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Emilio Prini and Gilberto Zorio. Arte Povera 2011 curated by Germano Celant will from September be staged in parallel through to March 2012 in various major Italian museums and cultural institutions in Bologna, Milan, Naples, Turin and Rome. From 7 October 2011 through to 8 January 2012, MAXXI will be presenting A Tribute to Arte Povera: two major installations by Jannis Kounellis and Gilberto Zorio that interact with the Lymph sculptures by Giuseppe Penone, a permanent feature of the museum spaces. “The research of all three artists started with a reflection on materials and on primal natural elements”, writes Anna Mattirolo, direc