Original Paolo Soleri exhibit highlights Arizona artist’s work

May 25, 2017 835

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art has announced an October event, unveiling a groundbreaking and unprecedented retrospective of seminal Italian-born American artist and architect, Paolo Soleri. Organized by SMoCA Curator of Contemporary Art Claire C. Carter, Paolo Soleri: The City Is Nature focuses on drawings, sculptures and models that Mr. Soleri produced during the richest years of his artistic evolution — from 1947 until the mid-1970s, according to a press release.

The selected works represent Mr. Soleri’s most creative moments when he was making his artwork and constructing his home-studio, primarily with his own hands. The exhibition brings together elements from his built and unbuilt residences, bridges, dams, cities and transportation systems.

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SOURCE: http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com

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