Asbury, Michael (2011) Julio Villani: for a playful domestication of history. Archibooks, Paris, pp. 10-11. ISBN 9782357331235
|Type of Research:||Book|
Exploring the universe and works of Brazilian artist living in Paris for many years. The book highlights the creativity which combines various forms of expression on a variety of media.
With a prologue by Philippe Piguet.
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Julio Villani's work owes as much to the garbage collector as an angel, only to find poetry. It would be risky to try to label it. At most, we can find him happy parents: Duchamp and the Oulipo, Calder and Torres-Garcia, the Brazilian modernist movement Anthropophage arm in arm with the magazine Cannibale Dada. Humor is, among Villani, a way to make sense of the world. The form shall adopt in its work, surprising duplication from a playful spirit in constant renewal. Nothing stops the linguistic verve and imaginative vein of the artist. By shifts ironic affection having an accomplice, he juggles with spontaneity, without artifice or strain, with ideas as well as with materials, references to the history of art or objects. Julio Villani's work Owes as much to The Gleaner as did to the angels, to have to chance find poetry. It Would Be unwise to try and label it. At most, We Can Pinpoint sacrifice part of kith and kin. Duchamp & the Oulipo, Calder and Torres-Garcia, The Brazilian modernist movement Anthropophagic, walking hand in hand With The magazine Cannibale Dada. Villani Draw on humor as a way to make sense of the World - And The Surprising unfolding of historical forms it works, emanate from this playful mood, regenerated constantly. Nothing stops the wordy wit and imaginative vein of the artist, set on Pursuing ironic though tender dislocations. He juggles with Ideas "as well as Materials, Art History or object references with spontaneity, no strings attached other than those holding historical joyous assemblies.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||Brazilian contemporary art|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts
Research Centres/Networks > Transnational Art Identity and Nation (TrAIN)
|Date:||13 January 2011|
|Copyright Holders:||Archibooks et Sautereau Éditeur, Paris, 2010.|
|Date Deposited:||03 Jul 2012 10:28|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2015 21:10|
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