FLIPPERS, 1977-1978

barbieriOlivo Barbieri, publisher Danilo Montanari, edition of 300 numbered copies, 136 pp., size 30 x 24 cm, 2012
Flippers 1977-1978 is an unpublished series realized in the titular years by Olivo Barbieri inside an abandoned, derelict pinball machine factory. It is the first project ever realized by Olivo Barbieri and only today it is published in its integral form. The book is comprised of 76 color photographs and the text of a conversation between the artist himself and Francesco Zanot. Flippers 1977-1978 is available in two editions and each cover is hand- made by the artist: – 300 copies numbered from 1 to 300 (Blu book) – 51 copies numbered from I to XI with an original photography 21×14 cm signed and numbered from Olivo Barbieri (Red book).