Donation Ferrari 2015

P4CD, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Xerographies
Between 1988 and 1989, Ferrari published a series of facsimiles including the series "Xadrez," "Plantas e Projetos," "Banheiros," and "Códigos". 
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
P4CR, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Xadrez, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

In the book –practical and economical–, León found a format that enabled him to socialize his ideas and research outside of the traditional art circuits.

Labyrinth I, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Labyrinth II, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Labyrinth III, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

Throughout the 1980s, while he was living in exile in Brazil, Ferrari started working with a photocopier. He used the machine to produce limited series of 200 numbered, bound, and signed editions of his books which he gave out to his friends and colleagues.

Untitled, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
P4CD, Xadrez series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Mensagen, Codes series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

In Códigos, Ferrari studies a new visual alphabet through reformulation of images.

Secrets sign code, Code series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Secrets sign code, Code series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Zoology, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Code, Untitled, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Vocabulary, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Vocabulary, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Kamasutra I, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Kamasutra II, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Kamasutra III, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Translations, Untitled, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Linguagem series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Floor, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Floor, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Homens series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, series Banheiros., León Ferrari, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, series Banheiros., León Ferrari, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Banheiros series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Banheiros series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)
Untitled, Banheiros series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

Forever young, forever provocative, forever questioning all cathegories and all posible established mecanisms of power.

Untitled, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

Forever irreverent, always discontenting and always clearly proclaiming his position towards art and the world... also an eternal explorer, in constant search for new ways to give a form to his ideas.

Untitled, Banheiros series, León Ferrari, 1988, From the collection of: Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Museo Moderno)

León crossed borders and limits with the calmness, the critical look and the mischievousness of a real pioneer.

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