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Boetti, Alighiero, 1940-1994


View Resource MoMA: Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan

The late artist Alighiero Boetti is probably most well known for his series of embroidered maps of the world, "Mappa," that he designed and handed over to Afghan craftswomen to stitch, resulting in intricate and finely crafted pieces. Why, then, does this quote from the artist open the exhibition website: "First of all I prefer thought. This is the basic thing. I really think manual skill is...