“A Simulacrum of Ambiguity": Luigi Ontani and the Deconstruction of Gender and Sexuality in the Tableau Vivant

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  title={“A Simulacrum of Ambiguity": Luigi Ontani and the Deconstruction of Gender and Sexuality in the Tableau Vivant},
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  year={2015}
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  • Published 2015
Since the early part of the 1960s, the Italian artist Luigi Ontani has been producing various works known as tableaux vivants, or living pictures, which he also calls quadrinonquadri (paintings-non-paintings). The little previous scholarship on Ontani connects the importance of these works with the revival of the tableau vivant within the Arte Povera and Transvanguardia movements during the 1970s. The focus for my research was on Ontani’s work ranging from 1968 to 1980 with an emphasis on how… CONTINUE READING

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