Chicago, Illinois 1947 - Los Angeles, California 2019
Photo courtesy Robert Therrien Studio
Robert Therrien's poetics is intimate and deeply bound to everyday reality, far from showing any heroic impulses or aspiratios to universality. Refusing to answer questions and commit to the contemplation of the sublime.
Robert Therrien, No Title (Coffin, maroon gray) (RT 78-31), 1977. Lacquer on wood, 228,6 x 74 x 10,2 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Robert Therrien, No Title (Butterfly post, blue) (RT 90-16), 1990. Poster paint on metal and wood, 24,8 x 24,2 x 17,8 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Robert Therrien, No Title (Oval, blue) (RT 91-08), 1991. Tempera on cardboard on wood, 38,5 x 29,8 x 6,7 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Robert Therrien. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, The Panza Collection and George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, by exchange, George B. and Jenny R. Mathews and Charles Clifton Fund, by exchange, 2008. Installation La collezione Panza di Biumo: artisti degli anni '80 e '90, Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, September 12 - December 8, 1996. Photo © Giorgio Colombo, Milano
Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo and PanzaCollection would like to thank the artist, the family and the institutions for granting image publishing.