Portraits of Artists

Portraits of Artists 15

I think that the other is myself and myself is the other. There is in the mirror painting a sense of concentration of past and future. There is also this possibility of taking distance from the surface so as you can take distance from the milestone and go in another time – but the milestone is always there bringing you back to unity. (Michelangelo Pistoletto)

The conversation between Michelangelo Pistoletto and Denys Zacharopoulos was held in May 1993.