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CAOS [Chaotic Art Orderly Science]; Caotica Arte Ordinata Sciena / Aguiar F ; Banana A ; Baroni V ; Bennett JM ; Bentivoglio M ; Bertola C ; Blaine J ; Bleus G ; Blissett L ; Bruscky P ; Burrus H ; Cavellini GA ; Cohen R ; Collins P ; Deisler G ; Dellafiora D ; Dyar M ; Diotallevi M ; Fierens L ; Fricker H ; Galantai G ; Gini G ; Groh K ; Johnson R ; Held Jjr ; Maggi R ; Manfredini F ; Miglietta E ; Mittendorf A ; Mittendorf H ; Nikonova R ; Olbrich JO ; Padin C ; Pawson M ; Perfetti M ; Perneczky G ; Petasz P ; Pittore-Eurifico C ; Porter B ; Segay S ; spence p ; Stake C ; Binga T ; Tot E ; Lora-Totino A ; Varney E ; Vigo EA ; Arbizzani L ; A1 Waste Paper ; Barbot F ; Barbot G ; Bogdanovic N ; Boschi A ; Bulatov D ; CrackerJackKid ; DeJonge K ; Diamantini C ; Dudek-Durer A ; Espinosa C ; Fedi F ; Fontana G ; Jesch B ; Kamperelic D ; Lehmus J ; Lenoir P ; Liuzzi O ; Morandi E ; Parentela C ; Pignotti L ; Restany P ; Roffi G ; Roncoroni F ; Ruch G ; Saunders R ; Schodl G ; Seifert J ; State of Being ; Shimamoto S ; Strada G ; Tisma A ; Swierkiewicz R ; Summers R ; Stussi M ; Binga T ; Vitacchio A ; Wood R ; Zito R ; Andolcetti F ; Manfredi M., 1999

Identifier: CC-34671-36372

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Scope and Contents

The exhibition was curated by Ruggero Maggi. The essays and art works in this book all relate to the chaos and fractal theory in mathematics, art and poetry. As Angelo Bertani writes in his essay, On Apparent Order and Chaos, "What seems to be extremely significant is the artist's need (now extremely widespread) to go out from protected, appointed places and instead, contend directly with existence, with the richess of material, with the spaces of life: in this sense, the creeping crisis of painting, the growing prevalence of installations and video-works are a sign, beyond the current fashion of the will to contend with change, accident and the relative: the other names for chaos. Moreover, in a world where technology prevails, perhaps only the ways of art can inser ta fragment of liberty into the oppressive mechanism of necessity." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1999



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (146 pages)) : illustrations (mostly color) ; 21.2 x 21.2 x 1 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Milan, Italy : Milan Art Center. Nationality of creator: Italian. General: Added by: RED; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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