Alighiero Boetti, while having modified his artwork to changing inspirations during his lifetime, focused mainly on themes of duality. Whether chaos versus order or individuality versus conformity, Boetti had his art represent relationships between contrasts. Another aspect behind Boetti's art was letting the viewer in on a piece's possible meaning. Due to Alighiero Boetti's evolving art, even his art movement arte povera, that he partly founded, was not guaranteed in his artwork. Meaning "poor art," arte povera relied upon unusual materials which Boetti had used earlier before. However, he separated from the movement to become an unclassified conceptual artist instead.Examples of the multiple mediums Alighiero Boetti worked with towards achieving his vision were drawing, painting, and construction materials. Because Boetti's art was largely self-taught, his various inspirations influenced the mediums he chose. Most evidently, his last major art form, embroidery, came about from a trip to the Middle East. Less
Alighiero Boetti, while having modified his artwork to changing inspirations during his lifetime, focused mainly on themes of duality. Whether chaos versus order or individuality versus conformity, Boetti had his art represent relationships between c More
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