"VB 53" provides documentation of Vanessa Beecroft's most recent performance at Pitti Immagine Uomo 66 in Florence's Horticultural Garden. 21 models of varying appearance and race were planted in a mass of earth in the tepidarium. All were nude except for a single accessory: Helmut Lang shoes that wrapped around their ankles, separating their bare legs from the bare, rough earth. According to Beecroft, "The sole is reference to land art. Very dark and humid, like the rich foam of cultivated fields... The performance ...

VB53 2005, Charta, Milan, Italy

ISBN-13: 9788881584994

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