By Caitlin Dover

Detail: Alberto Burri, Rosso plastica (Red Plastic), 1961. Plastic (PVC), acrylic, and combustion on plastic (PE) and black fabric, 142 x 153 cm. Modern Art Foundation © Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri, Città di Castello/2015 Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome. Photo: Massimo Napoli, Rome, courtesy Modern Art Foundation

In this video, curator Emily Braun discusses the work of Italian artist Alberto Burri, who was once labeled the “artist of wounds.”

Read more here:: Punctured, Torn, and Brilliant: Alberto Burri at the Guggenheim