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Lara Favaretto

Momentary Monument – The Stone . 2017

Lara Favaretto . Momentary Monument – The Stone . 2017 (1)

+ Skulptur Projekte

Favaretto’s monument is empty at the beginning of the exhibition and meaningless in the best sense of the word. Normally public monuments or memorials refer to a particular event or a historical person to keep their memory alive in current discourse. Donations are usually collected before monuments are erected to pay the commissioned artists. Continue reading Lara Favaretto

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Lara Favaretto

Good Luck

Lara Favaretto . Good Luck  (1)

photos: Musacchio&Ianniello . + MAXXI

Good Luck presents eighteen of the twenty cenotaphs created by Lara Favaretto since 2010, bringing them together for the first time.
A cenotaph is an empty tomB a funerary monument of highly symbolic value. They have been erected since antiquity to preserve the memory of the deceased, without containing their mortal remains, which may be lost or in some other place. Each one of Favaretto’s cenotaphs is dedicated to a person who has disappeared. Continue reading Lara Favaretto