Alberto Burri

«For Burri we must speak for an overturned trompe-l'œil, because it is no more painting to simulate reality, but it is reality to simulate painting»

Giulio Carlo Argan in Alberto Burri, XXX Biennale internazionale d’arte di Venezia, Venice, 1960. Cit. in Salvezza e caduta dell’arte moderna, ed. Il Saggiatore, Milan 1964.