Del Pezzo Lucio





NAPLES 1933 – MILAN 2020

Born in Naples in 1933, he studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Naples In 1958 (along with Biasi, Di Bello, Fergola, Luca and Persico) he founded the Gruppo 58, which was linked with the Movimento Nucleare, directed by Enrico Baj in Milan, as well as the magazine Documento Sud, a review of art and avant-garde culture He then spent some time in Matera, where apart from painting, he worked as teacher of ceramics in the Martella Atelier, which had been set up by the Cascella brothers and the architect Quaroni He also decorated the dome of St Anthony’s Church in Stigliano, near Matera, with a picture measuring 80 square metres
In 1960 he moved to Milan at the invitation of Enrico Baj and Arturo Schwarz: he had a one-man exhibition in the Galleria Schwarz and received a Carnegie International Award at Pittsburg In the same year he had his first solo exhibition in New York

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