The catalog for Italics: Italian Art Between Tradition and Revolution 1968 – 2008 untangles the messy web of tradition and trend that characterizes the last 40 years of Italian art. As one might expect, key players in the story are treated with in depth feature, fleshing out social, cultural and historical association. The illustrations are presented in chronological order and are exhaustive in representing the period discussed.

The exhibition is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago through February 14, 2010. The book is availible until supplies run out from the museum’s web store.

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