"There is no past or future in art" 
-- Pablo Piscasso

"How much 'time' has passed between a Cycladic fertility symbol, a fabric designed by Mariano Funtuny and a mirror by Anish Kapoor? While museums and exhibits increasingly direct their focus on particular periods, styles or artists, we are living in a global society, surrounded by timeless ideas and objects. Artempo aims to explore the universal, timeless language of art and examines the relationship between art, time and the power of display."1
...A friend gifted me a copy of the book "Mariano Fortuny" yesterday.  Serendipity... providence... destiny.... I think a bit of all that. I was intrigued by the father, the son, and the relationship of one's impact on the other... And like many of my internet "bunny trails," it lead me to ARTEMPO, an exhibit that ended two years ago, at the Palazzo Fortuny Museum....
Also found a few catalogues from the exhibit on
Product Description
As Albert Einstein said, "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science." This delightful, surprising and tactile exhibition catalogue examines the relationship between nature and the man-made world, reevaluating of our perceptions of reality, of how we read information, meaning and poetry in the physical world around us. Alongside an assortment of historical art objects from different periods and cultures, this volume features work by an assortment of international artists including Marina Abramovic, Antonin Artaud, Francis Bacon, Hans Bellmer, Michael Borremans, Louise Bourgeois, Andre Breton, Cai Guo-Qiang, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Marlene Dumas, Fischli & Weiss, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Giacometti, Anish Kapoor, On Kawara, William Kentridge, Yves Klein, Man Ray, Piero Manzoni, Gordon Matta-Clark, Pablo Picasso, Robert Raushenberg, Medardo Rosso, Richard Serra, James Turrell, Andy Warhol and many more.2

1 From Artempo home page.

2 From product description of catalogue

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