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19.69 x 28 in


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Exhibited as part of the show Gianfranco Zappettini. Opere su carta 1973 - 2012 at Menhir Arte Contemporanea in 2017. 

Published on the related catalogue. 

This artwork is graphite and nylon on paper. 

About the Artist

1939 , Italy

Gianfranco Zappettini was born in Genoa in 1939 In 1962 he held his first personal exhibition in Palazzetto Rosso in Genoa and he began working in the offices of Konrad Wachsmann and, together with the German painter Winfred Gaul, he experienced the artistic environment in Germany and Holland. In 1971 he was invited to the “Arte Concreta” (Concrete Art) exhibition at the Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, curated by Klaus Honnef. He participated in several exhibitions “Tempi di percezione” (Times of perception, Livorno, 1973), “Un future possible. Nuova Pittura” (A Possible Future – New Painting, Ferrara, 1973), “Geplante Malerei” (Münster and Milan, 1974), “Analytische Malerei” (Düsseldorf, 1975), “Concerning Painting...” (a travelling exhibit in different Dutch Museums, 1975-1976). In 1977 he was invited to the Documenta 6 in Kassel and in 1978 he attended the “Abstraction Analytique” at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris. Recently his work has focused on the symbolism of the warp and woof. 

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Milan, Via Mario Giuriati 9

Menhir Arte Contemporanea began its exhibition activity thirty years ago and represents, for the territory, a point of reference for culture and art. In 2014 there is a passage from the historical management of the gallerist Alberto Rolla to the present one of Sebastiano Calandra. The aim of the gallery is to promote and increase its activities through great...

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