recent work

Gagarin I (Impenetrable Corner/108 Minutes a Day), 2012

Pencil on wall, cables, suspension devices, 6 bulbs with china base, programmed light cycle (the bulbs are lightened up 108 minutes per day, each day at a different hour), electronic devices (6-channel Dimmer-box, Lan-box), red adhesive tape on wall Dimensions vary with installaton. Ed. 3 (+1A.C.) Installation instructions sheet; Signed and date Certificate Installation view: […]

Expire (Josef K.’s Relation Diagram to 17 of the Characters in The Trial ), 2019

2019 Wall Installation Two bulbs with base, electric cable 17-points diagram traced with pencil and partially with the electric cable on a wall Ed. 3 (+1 A.C.) Installation Instructions Sheet; Signed, dated Certificate Work Note The work seems to give center stage to two light bulbs. The window hangs rather low; its one side – the […]

Reasoning Is Faultless (But Wrong Nevertheless), III, 2019

Four objects concealed under a sheet of paper, pencil on paper, string, board ca.72 x 57 x 8 cm

Reasoning Is Faultless

The Distracted Citizen/Persuasion Architecture, January–March 2019, 2019

Time-based text work (3 months) Pencil and coloured pencil on paper, signed and dated verso (Lisboa, 9 January 2019 – Paris, 12 March 2019); Paper size: 100 x 70 cm;

In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K. /Steps), 2018

Work on paperPencil and footprints on two paper sheets; Signed and dated recto lower right (New York City, 11 March 2018). Each paper sheet size: 59,4 x 42 cm; Overall dimensions: 59,4 x 82 cm A dark grey line tracked on two sheets of paper. The sheets were positioned on the street pavement and walked upon by […]

Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018

Vittorio Santoro: Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018 Lines engraved/scratched with a nail on a black painted canvas; Drawn from memory from an original painting (1475-76) by Antonello da Messina.Ongoing series (silver, bronze, white….etc painted canvases)…40×30 cm

Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018

Resolution Work (Contortionist), 2018

Hand engraved text on brass sheet (1 mm), mounted on wooden board 70.2 x 50 x 2 cm

Memories of a Bird (Newspapers), I, 2017

 Bronze casting, newspaper pages The dating method «Dendrochronology» can be used to measure annual rings of trees. Their different widths refer to a particular growth period. This method investigates the time gone by; it cuts through time. The annual rings can be linked with historical events. The work consists of a bronze casting of a […]

“Avant” se trouve après “après”, 2016

Vintage chessboard (40x40x7cm), mirror (60x43x1cm), two origamis (an owl and a sphinx), made out of a daily newspaper page, are conceiled into the chessboard box. Unique Signed Certificate Photo: Rebecca Fanuele; © Vittorio Santoro Work Note Two origamis (an owl and a sphinx) has been concealed into the chessboard box. A stilly larger mirror and the chessboard are […]

Giovanni Drogo’s Surreal Delay (Pulsar CP1919), I-IV, 2016

Four B/W photographs (pigment print on baryta photographic paper), passe-partout, wood frame, anti-reflex and anti-UV glass. 16x31cm (image size); 42x55cm (frame size) Ed. 4+2 A.P. Signed Certificate Photo: Rebecca Fanuele, © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: Galerie Cortex Athletico, Paris, October 2016 Ref: Artist’s Statement and text by Monika Markzuk for the exhibtion at Galerie Cortex […]

Plateau (Antiméridien/Postméridien), 2016

2016 Four one-color screen print on copper plate mounted on wood (115x115x1 cm), an African Mask Unique Signed Certificate Photo: Rebecca Fanuele, © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: Galerie Cortex Athletico, Paris, October 2016 Ref: Artist’s Statement and text by Monika Markzuk for the exhibtion at Galerie Cortex Athletico, Paris, Oct. 2016 Video by Alain Kantarjian […]

Beginning/Conclusion, 2016

Two oak boards, each with an extra white mirror (0,6 mm) mounted on one side. Each board bears a synthetic plaque on one of its edge with a word engraved in it. The words read “beginning” and “conclusion”, respectively. Each board: 60,6x24x4,2 cm Unique Signed Certificate Photo: Rebecca Fanuele, © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: Galerie […]

To Connect The Next Set of Dots, November 2015-May 2016, 2015-16

Time-based text work (6 months) pencil on paper, signed and dated verso (Shanghai, 20 Nov. 2015 – Paris, 15 mai 2016) 117 x 79 cm (paper size) 158,5 x 108 cm (frame size)

Mirror of the Sea (Hangzhou I & II), 2015

Several concealed objects, black acrylic on canvas, wooden board, cord, screws 157 x 90 x 22 cm 157 x 90 x 18 cm (in the background) Photo: Wang Xiaoxiao © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, Oct. 2015 Image shows the two works in the exhibition “This triangular floor-sculpture contains […]

Poète Public, 2014

Wire mesh security roll container (192×80.5×7.15cm), two framed commissioned poems to poet Antoine Berard (suspended in the container), screen printed image on aluminium on play-wood (28x28x1.5cm) mounted perpendicularly on wall. Dimensions vary with installation. Unique   Photo: Patrick Lafièvre © Vittorio Santoro Installation view Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris, Jan. 2014 „Two poems, one in English, one in […]

In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K.), 2013

Installation white electric cable, five light bulbs with base, suspension devices, four plywood plates (each 185×107 cm) with an engraved continuous black line, forty engraved numbers in black painted aluminium rounds, blackboard paint, grey paint on wall. Dimensions vary with installation (Counter Space version ca. 4×5 m.) “The installation In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K.), 2014, […]

In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K.) 2013-14 Installation

Untitled (P.P.P.), 2013-14

White electric cables, four light bulbs with base, suspension devices, magazine sealed in original plastic film. Dimensions vary with installation (Counter Space version ca. 2×3 m.) Unique Photo: Patrick Lafièvre © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: Counter Space, Zurich

Gagarin I (Impenetrable Corner/108 Minutes a Day), 2012

Gagarin I (Impenetrable Corner/108 Minutes a Day), 2012

Pencil on wall, cables, suspension devices, 6 bulbs with china base, programmed light cycle (the bulbs are lightened up 108 minutes per day, each day at a different hour), electronic devices (6-channel Dimmer-box, Lan-box), red adhesive tape on wall Dimensions vary with installaton. Ed. 3 (+1A.C.) Installation instructions sheet; Signed and date Certificate Installation view: […]

Expire (Josef K.’s Relation Diagram to 17 of the Characters in The Trial ), 2019

Expire (Josef K.’s Relation Diagram to 17 of the Characters in The Trial ), 2019

2019 Wall Installation Two bulbs with base, electric cable 17-points diagram traced with pencil and partially with the electric cable on a wall Ed. 3 (+1 A.C.) Installation Instructions Sheet; Signed, dated Certificate Work Note The work seems to give center stage to two light bulbs. The window hangs rather low; its one side – the […]

In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K. /Steps), 2018

In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K. /Steps), 2018

Work on paperPencil and footprints on two paper sheets; Signed and dated recto lower right (New York City, 11 March 2018). Each paper sheet size: 59,4 x 42 cm; Overall dimensions: 59,4 x 82 cm A dark grey line tracked on two sheets of paper. The sheets were positioned on the street pavement and walked upon by […]

Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018

Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018

Vittorio Santoro: Dead Man Supported by an Angel, I-XIII, 2018 Lines engraved/scratched with a nail on a black painted canvas; Drawn from memory from an original painting (1475-76) by Antonello da Messina.Ongoing series (silver, bronze, white….etc painted canvases)…40×30 cm

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         Vittorio Santoro EXPERIENCE IMPLIES MOVEMENT Essays: Fanni Fetzer, Michel Gauthier Focus texts: Rebecca Geldard,  Cécile Gremillet, Adam Jasper, Rahma Khazam, Daniel Kurjakovic, Patrick Lafievre, Arnaud Maillet, Pathmini L. Neuner-Ukwattage, Fabienne Ruppen,...

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         Vittorio Santoro EXPERIENCE IMPLIES MOVEMENT Essays: Fanni Fetzer, Michel Gauthier Focus texts: Rebecca Geldard,  Cécile Gremillet, Adam Jasper, Rahma Khazam, Daniel Kurjakovic, Patrick Lafievre, Arnaud Maillet, Pathmini L. Neuner-Ukwattage, Fabienne Ruppen,...

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