"Christo Ready-Made Affezione n.479" by Christo and Maurizio Galimberti
Take home this exclusive artwork, the culmination of the partnership between Christo and Galimberti (on a Galimberti’s design).
Ready-Made Affezione n.479
Technique: photography; unique piece.
Dimensions: 16,5 x 23 cm
Christo and Jeanne – Claude is the artistic project of the American couple Christo Yavachev and Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, who are among the best Land Art representatives as well as creators of large-scale artworks famous worldwide.
Maurizio Galimberti is a well-known Italian photographer who, through the use of Polaroid, deconstructs and reconstructs images into mosaics. He portrayed many celebrities using this particular style, including Jonny Depp and Robert De Niro. In 2017 the artist took part in the 57th Venice Biennale.
Founded in 1980, AMO lavita ONLUS is composed of the medical and nursing staff of the Operative Unit of Oncology of Milan’s San Carlo Borromeo Hospital as well as volunteers. Supporting the sick and their families is the aim of the association.
The association works to welcome oncological patients, help patients suffering from alopecia due to chemotherapy and support them in choosing a wig, give bed-ridden patients emotional support from specialized professional counselors, conduct scientific research projects on tumors, organize conferences to spread knowledge concerning oncologic disease, help transfer patients who live at home and who have economic difficulties getting from their home to the hospital and back, provide urgent tests directly at the patients’ houses, and help empower senior patients dismissed by the San Carlo Hospital, allowing them to access treatments.