Regarding Marisa Merz: The latest presentation of the MAXXI Arte collection


ROME.- Ten works by Marisa Merz exhibited together with the works of Rosa Barba, Elisabetta Benassi, Alighiero Boetti, Jim Isermann, Ketty La Rocca, Luisa Lambri, Claudia Losi, Mario Merz, Paola Pivi, Rosemarie Trockel, Kara Walker and Franz West. Regarding Marisa Merz is the latest presentation of the MAXXI Arte collection and represents a continuation of the exploration of the history of recent Italian art through a thematic reading of the museum’s permanent collection. The protagonist of this re-interpretation is the outsider Marisa Merz, a key figure in Italian art, celebrated at Documenta at Kassel, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Tate Modern in London and a prize-winner at the Venice Biennale in 2001, whose artistic career remains crucial to an understanding of the developments within Italian art of recent years. The focus of this new itinerary through the MAXXI Arte collection is an important work by th