30/11/2017

A book for the exhibition “Textile as Art”

 

Published by MER Paper Kunsthalle in the occasion of the exhibition “Textile as Art: Antonio Ratti Entrepreneur and Patron”, the book is an anthology of texts and materials relating to the history of the Ratti company and of the Fondazione Antonio Ratti.

It includes several texts that analyze the collection of ancient textiles of Antonio Ratti, writings by contemporary artists who participated in several editions of the program CSAV – Artists Research Laboratory and two new contributions: the preface by Lorenzo Benedetti and “Homo Faber – Homo Poeticus. The Relationship between Business and Culture in the Story of Antonio Ratti” by Stefano Baia Curioni. 

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