Born as a support and work tool for the artist’s studio, the Archive is transformed today into a heritage of memory and a living instrument of knowledge: thanks to constant monitoring and updating, entrusted over time to the staff of the artist’s studio and then his Foundation, is enriched daily with new materials. Its organization and reliability have made it an international reference point for foundations, university departments, scholars, galleries, collectors and auction houses.
The archive, located between via Vigevano and Vicolo Lavandai, has a development of about sixty linear meters and is divided into six distinct sections based on the type of materials: Library, Audiovisuals, Correspondence, Photographs, Work papers, Various materials .
Since its inception in 1995, the Foundation has dealt with the archive, carrying out an action of communication and promotion towards the outside and of connection with the public, guaranteeing access to professionals and scholars, who can access the consultation by sending an appointment request to the address: [email protected].
The Foundation also curates of the on-going project of the Online Archive: a web portal, freely accessible, with which the Foundation makes available to the wider public – from the researcher to the simple enthusiast – an important nucleus of materials preserved in the artist’s archive, a source of information and in-depth analysis on the life and work of the artist, as well as on a stretch of the artistic and cultural history of the twentieth century.