Piero Gilardi is active/lives in Italy. Piero Gilardi is known for Arte Povera (found object) painting and sculpture.
Biography Piero Gilardi
Piero Gilardi (b. 1942, Turin), began to work as an artist and curator in 1963. He was closely affiliated with Arte Povera but not included as an artist in Germano Celant's definitive exhibitions. However, in 1969 he was influential in the conception of two important international exhibitions of Arte Povera.
He was also a key creator of networks between artists, traveling extensively throughout Europe and America, and bringing back news of contemporary developments. He wrote about these in a series of articles in Flash Art, Milan from 1967-8, and as a critic and writer played an important role in the emergence of new forms of art during this period.
In 1965 he began making his Nature Carpets, poly-urethane
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