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13th November 2018

Largest collection of Mario Merz igloos pop up in Pirelli HangarBicocca

Not the greatest review, but the show itself is important. Igloos fascinated Merz. They are a nomadic home which reflects our “very temporary era”. They are ambiguous, expressing both individuality and collectivity. And he thought them enigmatic, leading him to write in neon lights “do we go around houses or do houses go around us?”