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Size

79.5 x 99 cm
31.30 x 39 in

Reference

b136aadf

Year

1961

Medium

Paintings , Drawings & Works on Paper

Category


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Mixed technique and collage on paper on canvas

About the Artists

2016 , Italy

Eugenio Carmi (17 February 1920 – 16 February 2016) was an Italian painter and sculptor. He is considered to have been one of the main exponents of abstractionism in Italy. Born in Genoa, in 1938 Carmi moved to Switzerland because of the racial laws imposed by Benito Mussolini. He graduated in Chemistry at the ETH Zurich. Carmi returned to Italy after the war, where he studied painting with Felice Casorati and sculpture with Guido Galletti. In the early 1950s, Carmi abandoned the informal style and adopted a geometric rigor in his works. His works often used factory materials such as welded steel and iron. Between 1958 and 1965 Carmi collaborated with the steel company Italsider (later Ilva) as their responsible for the image. In 1963 he founded with Flavio Costantini and Emanuele Luzzati the cooperative of artists Galleria del Deposito. A close friend of Umberto Eco, he collaborated with him on several projects. He also taught in several academies.

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Latina, Via Cerveteri 38

Galleria Lydia Palumbo Scalzi was founded in November 1988. It has staged exhibitions of Italian artists of the twentieth century and members of the artistic avant-garde. It is part of the Associazione Nazionale Gallerie d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Artists whose work has been exhibited in the gallery include: Luigi Bartolini, Carlo Bertè, Renato Bi...

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