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ID: 500088858
 
Record Type: Person
Zorio, Gilberto (Italian conceptual artist, performance artist, and sculptor, born 1944)

Note: Artist associated with Arte Povera. Zorio's artwork shows his fascination with natural processes, alchemical transformation, and the release of energy and the works are often read as metaphors for revolutionary human action, transformation, and creativity.

Names:
Zorio, Gilberto (preferred,V,index,LC)
Gilberto Zorio (V,display)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
painter
conceptual artist
performance artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Andorno Micca (Biella province, Piedmont, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Turin (Torino province, Piedmont, Italy) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Zorio, Gilberto (I)

Biographies:
(Italian conceptual artist, performance artist, and sculptor, born 1944) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, born 1944) ..... [GRL]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(Italian sculptor, born 1944, active 1978) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Italian artist, born 1944, active 1978) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Italian painter, sculptor, b.1944) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Gilberto Zorio ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Zorio, Gilberto ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82230186
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Index (1929-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 26 Dec 2002
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera [exhibition pamphlet] (2002)
 
Note:
English .......... [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera [exhibition pamphlet] (2002)
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