Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account
29 September to 3 December 2017


Exhibition views

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Neogenesis justitiae originalis (acausalité non-retributrice du hazard) [the acausality of chance does not reward] 1, 1963

Mixed media on canvas

190 × 200 cm 

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan

 

The Formula. Index, 2013

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

150 × 150 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Neogenesis justitiae originalis (acausalité non-retributrice du hazard) [the acausality of chance does not reward] 1 (detail), 1963

Mixed media on canvas

190 × 200 cm 

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

La turbulence de l’intelligence [The turbulence of intelligence], 1965

Mixed media on canvas

98.5 × 98.5 cm

Private collection, Rome 

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Non accaduto [Nonoccurrence], 1971

Mixed media on canvas

100 × 100 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Dal dolore in poi [From pain on], 1965

Mixed media on canvas

207 × 189 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Se servir d’un Rembrandt [Helping oneself with a Rembrandt], 1970

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

128 × 128 cm 

EFG Art Collection, Switzerland

 

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Persuasione contro necessità [Persuasion versus necessity], 1965

Mixed media on photoprint paper on canvas 

167 × 138 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Interpretación del preambulo [Interpretation of a preamble], 1966 

Mixed media on aluminium

41 × 41 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Collidoskopio, 1968

Mixed media on paper on canvas 

147 × 147 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Flash forward, 1967

Mixed media on aluminium 

103 × 103 cm

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Zwei Frauen, am Steuer des Formel 2 [Two women driving a Formula 2], 1968

Mixed media on aluminium 

51 × 51 cm

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan 

 

The saxophone colossus, 1969

Mixed media on aluminium 

51 × 51 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Limbic contrabassoon, 1967

Mixed media on cardboard 

74 × 103 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome 

 

Il barocettore [The baroreceptor], 1968

Mixed media on cardboard 

74 × 103 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Il miele della pittura [The honey of painting], 1981

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

150.5 × 150.5 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

Ne spuntano di nuovi con gambi grassi e bianchi [New ones pop up with fat white stems], 1967

Mixed media on aluminium 

51 × 51 cm

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan

 

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Déserteur de la Légion [Deserter from the Legion], 1974 

Mixed media, wood, glass

50 × 70 × 16 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Foreground:

 

On occasions of accidents, 1966

Mixed media on aluminium

101 × 101 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

 

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Connect/Disconnect. Reverie, 2015

Indian ink on cardboard and plexiglass, wood

70 × 100 × 20 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

Connect/Disconnect. Language, 2015

Indian ink on cardboard and plexiglass, wood

70 × 100 × 20 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Scuoteva il capo, pronto ad accettare gli attentati alla logica [He shook his head, willing to accept the assaults on logic], 1965

Mixed media on wood

24 × 24 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Être in, avec, mentre [To be in, with, while], 1963

Mixed media on paper on canvas

144 × 234 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Être in, avec, mentre [To be in, with, while], 1963

Mixed media on paper on canvas

144 x 234 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Scuoteva il capo, pronto ad accettare gli attentati alla logica [He shook his head, willing to accept the assaults on logic], 1965

Mixed media on wood

24 x 24 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Grande effetto Palomar [The Palomar effect], 1963

Mixed media on canvas

202 x 318 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Partout le silence 2 [Silence everywhere], 1962

Books, enamel

22.5 × 23 × 16 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

A choice of ten, 1967

Mixed media on aluminium

101 × 101 cm

 Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Agire-da-morto [Act-as-a-dead-man-should], 1967

Mixed media on aluminium

101 × 101 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Sugli oligofrenici morali [On moral retardation], 1969

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

41 × 41 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Ci manca poco al va da via el cu [Not long now to the bugger off], 1969

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

40.5 × 40.5 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

R. R. H. Contrariwise, 1964

Indian ink, enamel on plexiglass, cardboard and aluminium 

74 × 103 × 7 cm

Private collection, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Le grandi sierose passano al contrattacco [The serous membranes begin their counterattack], 1966

Acrylic on plexiglass

37 × 32.5 × 4 cm 

Private collection, Bologna 

 

R. R. H. Contrariwise, 1964

Indian ink, enamel on plexiglass, cardboard and aluminium 

74 × 103 × 7 cm

Private collection, Rome

 

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Le grandi sierose passano al contrattacco [The serous membranes begin their counterattack], 1966

Acrylic on plexiglass

37 × 32.5 × 4 cm 

Private collection, Bologna 

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Now, my focus involves very little, 1964

Indian ink, enamel, cardboard, wood

25 × 80 × 2 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Innesto della pressione volgare della finzione sulla pressione volgare della realtà [Grafting the vulgar pressure of fiction onto the vulgar pressure of reality], 1964

Indian ink, enamel on plexiglass, wood and aluminium 

62 × 81 × 8 cm

Private collection, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Impudique Venus [Shameless Venus], 1979

Indian ink, enamel on plexiglass, cardboard and aluminium 

40.5 × 40.5 × 6.5 cm

Private collection, Rome

 

Da 37549 a 37575 [From… to…], 1966

Mixed media on aluminium 

48 × 37 cm

Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Gianfranco Baruchello

La lega del cane è ente morale [The dog defence league is a juridical entity], 1965

Mixed media, enamel on wood and aluminium 

50.5 × 42.5 cm 

Courtesy Galerie Michael Hasenclever, Munich

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Gianfranco Baruchello 

Verifica incerta (Disperse Exclamatory Phase) [Uncertain test (Disperse Exclamatory Phase)], 1964–65

In collaboration with Alberto Grifi 

16 mm (from 35 mm CinemaScope), 30 min

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello 

Norme per gli olocausti [Guidelines for holocausts], 1968

16 mm, 6 min

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello 

Cappelli [Hats], 1969

16 mm, 9½ min

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Gianfranco Baruchello

Ehi, Mac [Hey, Mac], 1969

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium

50 × 50 cm 

Private collection, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Gianfranco Baruchello

After the withdrawal of the imperial guard at Waterloo, 1968

Mixed media on aluminium

41 × 41 cm 

Courtesy Galleria Milano, Milan

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Beaufort, 1970

16 mm, 3½ min 

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Costretto a scomparire [Forced to disappear], 1968

16 mm, 14 min 

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Si è fatto un nome [He’s made a name for himself], 1977

Indian ink and enamel on cardboard 

44 × 60 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Cosa è il cogito vibratile [The nature of the vibratory cogito], 2014

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium 

50.5 × 50.5 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Vecchio Simurg [Old Simurg], 1976

Indian ink and enamel on aluminium 

125.5 × 125.5 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

La bonne soupe [The good soup], 1978

Mixed media, objects, wood, plexiglass

37.5 × 37.5 × 37.5 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Il Kodardo Para-Quore [The Offal Koward], 1966

Mixed media on canvas

50 × 36 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Left to right:

 

Altopiano dell’incerto [Plateau of uncertainty], 1964

Mixed media on photoprint paper 

66 × 50.5 cm 

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome 

 

Dell’illuminazione delle parti infime di corpi insieme ristretti [Of lighting the lower parts of bodies close together], 1964

Indian ink, enamel, collage on plexiglass and cardboard

39 × 31 × 3.5 cm

Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong

 

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Ladies and gentlemen, good evening, 1964 

Books, Indian ink, enamel, wood

31 × 87 × 4.5 cm 

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello 

More news in a moment, 1966

Indian ink, enamel, metal, collage on wood

42 × 36 × 1.8 cm (open)

Private collection, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Foreground:

 

Rilievo ideale [Ideal relief], 1965

Papier-mâché, enamel, Indian ink, wood

80.5 × 101 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Rilievo ideale [Ideal relief], 1965

Papier-mâché, enamel, Indian ink, wood

80.5 × 101 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

Gianfranco Baruchello

Wishing them all very merry incarnations, 1962

Newspapers, enamel, wood

130 × 24 × 11 cm

Courtesy Fondazione Baruchello, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Gianfranco Baruchello

Primo alfabeto [First alphabet], 1959–62

Mixed media on paper on canvas

167.5 × 187 cm 

Private collection, Rome

Photo by Marcus J. Leith

 

Exhibition view

Gianfranco Baruchello: Incidents of Lesser Account

Photo by Marcus J. Leith