By Caitlin Dover

Alberto Burri at work on a Cellotex in his studio, Case Nove di Morra, Città di Castello, Italy, 1982. Photograph by Aurelio Amendola

Alberto Burri first used Celotex fiberboard to repair his apartment; he went on to use it as his medium.

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