Michelangelo Pistoletto “Scaffali” at Luhring Augustine

Luhring Augustine is pleased to announce the opening of Scaffali, an exhibition by the renowned Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, marking his fourth solo presentation at the gallery.


Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933, Biella, Italy) is a founding father of the Arte Povera movement and widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of his generation. For over half a century, Pistoletto has sought to merge art and life through sculptural installations, experimental performances, and, most famously, his iconic mirror paintings, which serve as the foundation of his artistic practice. Comprised of photo-silkscreened images on highly polished stainless steel, these signature works were developed in 1962 and represent the artist’s dual interest in conceptualism and figuration. By working with a reflective surface, Pistoletto enables the viewer to become an integral part of the piece while the subject of the work is drawn into the activity of the gallery space.

Start Date

November 4, 2017

End Date

December 22, 2017


10:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Luhring Augustine, 531 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011

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