“Armi Improprie” by Italo Cremona

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Why these etchings, these wrong weapons? At the beginning, I thought to be able to explain my weapons with a comparison to those who, for some accidents, are due to stay in a home seclusion, and seem to be the prisoners who want to get away by threatening the guards with guns made of bread blackened with shoe polish. Italo Cremona

ARMI IMPROPRIE  by  ITALO  CREMONA

Etchings, 1968-71, April 8-13,  2014

In collaboration with the Museo Casa Mollino and Fulvio Ferrari, the Bookstore Carla Sozzani shows the “Armi Improprie” (wrong weapons) 30 etchings by Italo Cremona (Cozzo Lomellina, Pavia 1905 – Turin, 1979). Italo Cremona realized the “Armi Improprie” in 33 etchings, printed in editions of 20 and catalogued

in the volume “Italo Cremona’s engraved work “, Prandi Publisher.