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Alighiero Boetti

In the early 1970s, Alighiero Boetti joined the Arte Povera, an art movement that focused on experimenting with ordinary and everyday materials. At the same time, Boetti developed a special interest in oriental culture and travelled regularly to Afghanistan, where he had his famous embroidery pictures made. The production of these embroideries continued until his death in 1994.