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mixed media painting with burning candle by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Paesaggi orientali), 1979

Lead, iron, paper, burnt paper, paraffin

79 x 55 3/8 x 5 inches, 201 x 140.5 x 12.5 cm

black painting with white stripe by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 1988

Burnt salt, refrigeration unit, refrigerator motor, lead

153 1.2 x 172 x 22 7/8 inches, 390 x 437 x 58 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, When a dreamer dies what happens to his dream, 1982

Pier Paolo Calzolari

When a dreamer dies what happens to his dream, 1982

Salt and lead

18 x 68 7/8 x 1 1/5 inches, 46 x 175 x 3 cm

bathtub installation by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Baignoire (Dialogue entre l'eau e et l'oeuf), 1996

lead-covered tub, lead, pink screen-printing ink, egg, cotton thread, speaker, copper, iron, closed-loop pump, CD player, amplifier

42 x 101 1/2 x 78 inches, 107 x 258 x 198 cm circa

black painting by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 2008

Burnt felt, dyes, leather, iron, metal structure

137 7/8 x 111 x 40 1/8 inches, 350 x 282 x 102 cm

mattress with neon letters by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Mattress: "Senz'altri rumori che i miei", 1971

Flannel mattress, refrigeration unit, blue neon tubes, transformer, refrigerator motor, lead

94 1/2 x 126 x 15 3/4, inches 240 x 320 x 40 cm

video of a woman on a bed by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Colibri, 2002

video projector, computer, wireless system, optical sensor, batteries

Edition of 3

lead panel in a fish tank with koi by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Tall fish tank), 1978-1980

Lead, Koi carp, aquarium, pump, filter housing, blue and pink fluorescent tubes, transformers

148 3/8 x 66 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches, 377 x 169 x 52 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, When a dreamer dies what happens to his dream, 1982

Pier Paolo Calzolari

When a dreamer dies what happens to his dream, 1982

Salt and lead

18 x 68 7/8 x 1 1/5 inches, 46 x 175 x 3 cm

black door with small toy by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Door), 2004

lead, wood, cuddly toy, electric motor

115 3/8 x 43 1/3 x 5 1/2 inches, 293.2 x 110 x 14 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, Untitled, 1992

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 1992

Salt, lead, iron elements

88 1/5 x 95 1/4 x 2 inches, 224 x 242 x 5 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, Untitled (Lasciare il posto), 1967-1970

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Lasciare il posto), 1967-1970

Copper table, frozen structure, egg , candle, feather, refrigerator motor, lead sheet

23 4/5 x 116 1/2 x 37 inches, 60.5 x 296 x 94 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, Quando il sognatore muore che ne è del sogno, 1976

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Quando il sognatore muore che ne è del sogno, 1976

Salt and lead

17 1/2 x 72 x .8 inches, 44.5 x 183 x 2cm

installation by pier paolo calzolari featuring a teapot on a wooden pedestal and a yellow, waxy ceiling

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Work in progress from a 1970s project), 1988 - 2012

wax, neon, transformer, felt, lead, teapot

variable

white and black grid painting made of wood, salt, and lead by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 1989

burnt wood, salt and lead

125 1/2 x 177 1/5 x 3 1/5 inches, 319 x 450 x 8 cm

hung sculpture by pier paolo calzolari made of burnt wood panels

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Black Wood), 1988

Pieces of burnt wood (cedar, oak, beech, nut)

90 1/2 x 165 1/3 inches, 230 x 420 cm

installation by pier paolo calzolari featuring a freestanding lead column

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Column), 1989

Lead, freezing structure, motor

Column: 182 2/3 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, 464 x 26 x 26 cm

Overall: 182 2/3 x 49 1/5 x 49 1/5 inches, 464 x 125 x 125 cm

diptych made of dry moss by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Moss (diptych), 1979-1991

Lead, dry moss, stabilized moss

Each: 78 3/4 x 37 4/5 x 4 3/4 inches, 200 x 96 x 12 cm

Overall: 78 3/4 x 81 x 4 3/4 inches, 200 x 206 x 12 cm

sculpture of a towering female figure by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Donna Colonna, 2001

White soutane, iron structure, egg, model

Dimensions variable

diptych with two white panels made of salt and lead by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled (Diptych), 1987

Salt and lead

Left: 37 2/3 x 35 2/5 inches, 95.5 x 90 cm; Right: 37 2/5 x 35 2/5 inches, 95 x 90 cm;

Overall: 37 2/3 x 99 2/3 x 1 1/5 inches, 95.5 x 253 x 3 cm

blue and pink light installation by pier paolo calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 1971

Blue fluorescent tubes, glass, oil lamps, transformer

circa 128 x 200 4/5 x 4 1/8 inches, 325 x 510 x 10.5 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, Untitled, 1986

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Untitled, 1986

Salt, burnt wood, lead

69 1/2 x 97 1/2 x 3 inches, 176.5 x 248 x 8 cm

Pier Paolo Calzolari, Tiara C, 2006

Pier Paolo Calzolari

Tiara C, 2006

Milk tempera, iron, tin, oysters, fabric, electric motor

137 4/5 x 35 2/5 x 19 4/5 inches, 350 x 90 x 50.5 cm

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view), Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012

When the Dreamer Dies, What Happens to the Dream? (Installation view)

Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2012