Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Cecco Bonanotte’s History: No. 9

He made Colloquium 1986-87 for the Senate of the Italian Republic and it was installed in 1987.

In the same year, he was commissioned to make a work for the new Parliament House of the Australian Federation in Canberra. In the next year, Colloquium (h: 2.7m) was placed there.

The man standing in the center of the circular relief. Colloquium between fellow human beings, nature and man, universe and life, human existence and spirit and preciousness of life is condensed into Bonanotte’s characteristic work.

After that, he traveled to Israel for a one-man show at the Herzliya Museum of Tel Aviv. And he also went to Turkey for the traveling exhibition. Then, he went to Korea and made a solo show on a large scale at The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul.