With the exhibition “Lucio Fontana. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948 – 1968”, the gallery Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles presents the first comprehensive exhibition in the US of Lucio Fontana’s groundbreaking “Ambienti spaziali” (Spatial Environments). Arranged chronologically and beginning with the Lucio Fontana’s first spatial work, the exhibition will feature nine of Fontana’s environments, dating from the years spanning 1948 to 1968. Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero in collaboration with the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan, “Walking the Space” is the first of a trilogy of exhibitions that Hauser & Wirth will present in collaboration with the Fontana Foundation and Luca Massimo Barbero, leading Fontana scholar, Director of the Institute of Art History, Giorgio Cini Foundation, Venice. This Los Angeles exhibition will be followed by an exhibition in New York in Spring 2021, exploring Fontana’s ceramics and sculptures. Subsequently, a major survey of the artist’s full career will be staged at Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong in fall 2021.
Lucio Fontana. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948-1968 / Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. Press preview, February 12, 2020.
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