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Il paesaggio rinnegato (Beverly Pepper)

Nelle colline di Todi, dove la vista si apre su uno degli scorci più spettacolari della regione, c’è lo studio di Berverly Pepper. Sullo sfondo svetta la cupola della Consolazione, straordinario marcatore del paesaggio circostante. Un articolo di Nina Burleigh, comparso nel magazine di “The Wall Street Journal”, celebra l’artista novantenne immersa nello scenario umbro, che continua ad esercitare su di lei una decisiva influenza. E’ sorprendente come questa regione riesca ad acchiappare gli animi sensibili, compresi quelli degli artisti più restii, che per appassionarsi definitivamente ad un luogo devono imprimervi i segni della loro arte.

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Wall Street Journal Article: Beverly Pepper's Umbrian Influence

SHE IS ONE OF THE LAST of the dolce vitas, an artist still working high in the rosemary-scented hills of central Italy. Gone are the Ray-Bans and Vespas, the Venetian masked balls with Gore Vidal, the Roman dinners with Fellini, Grace Kelly, Liz and Dick. Years have passed, and people too. But at 90 years old, Beverly Pepper —who over the last 40 years has left an indelible stamp on this idyllic town, while the serene Umbrian landscape left its mark on her work—is still creating monumental art.  >> Read more

International Sculpture Center Lifetime Achievement Award

October 3, 2013

 

The International Sculpture Center will award Beverly their Lifetime Achievement Award. The ISC's Board of Trustees established the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 to recognize individual sculptors who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. Candidates for the award are masters of sculptural processes and techniques who have devoted their careers to the development of a laudable body of sculptural work as well as to the advancement of the sculpture field as a whole.

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