Mechtild Widrich
Mechtild Widrich is assistant professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Widrich, Mechtild
Widrich, Mechtild
United States of America
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Description: Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
In the December 1980 issue of the Italian design magazine Domus, French critic Pierre Restany made public what is perhaps the best-known contemporary votive artwork: Ex voto a Santa Rita by Yves Klein, dedicated in 1961 in the convent of Santa Rita da Caseia in Umbria (fig. 12.1)...
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Related print edition pages: pp.285-295