Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926.) is widely regarded as Italy’s greatest post-war avant-garde sculptor. His enigmatic work is evocative of conflict and reconciliation, destruction and renewal. His three-dimensional works feature polished cast bronze surfaces broken by fissures and fractures revealing crystalline blocks, bars, and ribs that are, Pomodoro says, “an expression of an internal movement.” LAMA is pleased to present an early untitled column by Pomodoro from 1961.
After taking a brief trip to Palm Springs this past weekend, we had to stop by the Palm Springs Art Museum, a beautiful museum with a fantastic collection, and of course we oohed an aahed over the Arnaldo Pomodoro sculpture that greeted us as soon as we walked into the lobby. “Cippo, II” executed 1984-5, […]