ABroad Bean Abroad

«Bean Here, Bean There»

Here, Lorenzo Scaretti shows two broad beans encased in a ‘box’ and going nowhere

 

1974

beans and graphic 30x42x6 cm

Dedicated to a vegetable existence

 

 

 

A ‘vegetable existence’ is one which is apathetic, dull or uneventful.

Here we see two broad beans encased in a ‘box’ and going nowhere. Thanks to the perspective from which we see them,
the beans appear to be far apart, as if they are foreign to each other.