Major Exhibition of Works by Italian Artist Giuseppe Penone at Haunch of Venison


LONDON.- Haunch of Venison London presents a major exhibition of works by Italian artist Giuseppe Penone (b.1947). Regarded as one of the most important artists of his generation, Penone emerged through the late 1960s and 1970s as an exponent of Arte Povera, the enduringly influencial avant garde Italian art movement. This exhibition will bring together new and recent works in wood and bronze as well as documentation relating to a series of ground-breaking projects made in 1968 and an installation of his extraordinary ‘Skin of Graphite’ drawings. This will be the largest exhibition of Penone’s work to date in London. The central theme of Giuseppe Penone’s work is an exploration of the relationship between man and nature. For Penone, nature represents the great memory, the ever-present model of the processes of change and growth that