Art is such a mysterious thing, and all our lives we pursue this mystery and are only too pleased not to discover it, because otherwise it would be the end of art. It is the mystery of human intelligence.
Lucio Fontana to Jef Verheyen, 1961 (1)
1. Letter from Fontana to Verheyen, Milan, 4 July 1961, in Paolo Campiglio (ed.), Lucio Fontana. Lettere 1919 -1968, Skira, Milan, 1999, p. 181. as found inside the catalogue Jef Verheyen, Le Peintre Flamant, ASA Publishers, Brussels, 2010, p. 141
All images have been taken from the exhibition PROPORTIO May – November (2015) at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice. PROPORTIO follows the exhibitions Ar-tempo (2007), In-finitum (2009), and TRA (2011)
Courtesy Palazzo Fortuny Venice
Editing: Eloise Ghioni