“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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Resolution Work (Contortionist), 2018

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

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;

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)

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