Giovanni Anselmo, "Senza titolo," "Two blocks of granite and a head of lettuce pressed between them.the stability of the piece rests on the transient head of lettuce and as it wilts, the structure falls apart.
- Tension and Torsion: Tension can be used to stretch or bend an object, while torsion creates a twisting movement. Either can assist physical and cerebral strength to a sculpture. Piccola Torsione by Giovanni Anselmo tension sculpture
VERSO L'INFINITO - GIOVANNI ANSELMO – 1971 – ITALY : Incised varnished iron brick on which is written "finito" (complete) along its upper surface, which may suggest that the "in" the syllable was cut. The brick is a completed product, which contrasts with the idea of infinity.