The exhibition Minimum/Maximum is accompanied by a catalogue, edited by Luca Massimo Barbero, Director of the Institute of History of Art at the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice, and published by Forma Edizioni, Florence. Following the same dialectic structure characterising Boetti’s creative process, the catalogue retraces the eleven sections of works in contrast between big and small. It is also enriched with a wealth of historical photographs and documents, as well as texts from various sources, including Jean-Christophe Amman, Annemarie Sauzeau, Carolyn Christov-Barkagiev and Boetti himself through his Manuale della conoscenza. The latter is a never-before published guide to Boetti’s work, written by the artist himself with the help of his friend, art critic Giovan Battista Salerno.
The COLOUR=REALITY. B+W=ABSTRACTION (except zebras) catalogue, published by Forma Edizioni, Florence, is edited by Agata Boetti, Director of the Archivio Alighiero Boetti and daughter of the artist, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Gallery, London. It contains original texts by the exhibition curators, as well as a dialogue between the two as they look through Boetti’s photocopy works. The volume also includes original contributions by curator Michelle Cotton and artist Mario Garcia Torres, together with the first-ever general catalogue of Boetti’s work on photocopies and a facsimile of his book of photocopies entitled 111.