mario merz ‘s art was alive, in its use of the fibonacci sequnces, in the chaotic rigour of his installations, in how they crawled and galloped over gallery walls and cellings, how they were claimed from daily life.

he started, or was one who as at the beginning of the arte povera movement, and that poor, workers art that depended on bodies in art making needs to be studied and respected more.

he died last night, and even at the age of 78, that death is a major loss.