Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Diary of a resurrectionist

In Dario Robleto’s work what had been old and discarded is once again made vital; its prior life informs its current meaning. In his art, objects that existed in one state and for one purpose have been transformed, either in bits or in total, into new objects that rely on the associations with their parts’prior existence for meaning and purpose.
His titles and elaborate lists of materials serve as liner notes that provide insight into his complex sculptural narratives.Interweawing culture, science, and history, his objects and installations reflect an underlying optimism for regenerating the past as propositions for the future.

At Praz-Delavallade

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