Behind the Walls

Cardboard box case hand-painted by Paolo Ventura.
Box contains:
– 6 images + 1 double image spread from behind the Walls all printed in 6 color offset.
– Text foldout set and printed by hand on an antique letterpress. (32cmx64cm)
– Foldout poster of the contents of Paolo Ventura’s sketchbook for Behind the Walls printed in 6 color offset. (64cmx64cm)

200 copies numbered from 1 to 200.
40 copies numbered from I to XL, signed and containing a Polaroid by Paolo Ventura.
The cover of each book is unique and hand painted by the artist.

32.5×32.5 cm / 2011

Copies numbered 1 to 200
40 limited, signed copies
includes an original Polaroid by Paolo Ventura

Paolo Ventura

was born in Milan, Italy in 1968.  He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, from 1989-1991.
His work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 54th Venice Biennial and is part of major private and public collections including the Museum of Fine art in Boston, The Library of Congress in Washington, Maison Europèenne de la Photographie in Paris and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome.
After years of living and working in New York, Ventura relocated in 2010 to Anghiari, a small town in Tuscany, where he currently lives and works.