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BEAUFORT LOCATION: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE ABBEY MUSEUM TEN DUINEN, KOKSIJDE

Mimmo Paladino

°1948, Paduli, Italy 

The Italian Mimmo Paladino works as a sculptor, painter and graphic artist, and belongs to the Transavanguardia, the Italian group of painters, which stands for a return to traditional forms and media. At the archaeological site of the Abbey Museum Ten Duinen Paladino presented I Dormienti (The dormant). This work comprises 33 terracotta sculptures sleeping in foetal position. The Dormienti constituted a whole with the site. They demonstrated the urge to be detached, and as such created a striking absence of action, noise and story. They are silence that has become tangible.