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Salvo

Salvo

LEONFORTE (EN) 1947 - TORINO 2015 Salvo (Salvatore Mangione) was born in Leonforte in the province of Enna on the 22nd May 1947. He spent his childhood in Sicily and in 1956 the family emigrated to Turin where he expresses a precocious interest in art. At the age of...

Schifano Mario

Schifano Mario

HOMS (LIBIA) 1934 - ROMA 1998   He was born on 20 September 1934 in Homs, Libya, where his father, an archaeologist,  was in charge of the Leptis Magna excavations. After his family moved to Rome, the young Schifano worked firstly as a shop assistant and then he...

Pistoletto  Michelangelo

Pistoletto Michelangelo

BIELLA 1933 Michelangelo Pistoletto was born in Biella in 1933. His artistic training began in the studio of his father, a painter and restorer, where he went to work at the age of fourteen. He subsequently attended Armando Testa’s advertising design school. In 1955...

Klein Yves

Klein Yves

NIZZA (FRANCE) 1928 - PARIGI (FRANCE) 1962 Yves Klein was the most influential, prominent, and controversial French artist to emerge in the 1950s. He is remembered above all for his use of a single color, the rich shade of ultramarine that he made his own:...

Isgrò Emilio

Isgrò Emilio

BARCELLONA DI SICILIA (ME) 1937 Emilio Isgrò (born in Barcellona, Sicily, 1937) is considered, along with Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni, to be one of the great trailblazers in Italian artistic language after the Second World War. 1956 Isgrò moved to Milan, where he...

Griffa Giorgio

Griffa Giorgio

TORINO 1936 Giorgio Griffa was born in Turin in 1936; he started to paint as a child under the guidance of traditional painters. In 1958 he graduated in law and started to work as a lawyer. In 1960, feeling the need for a new period of artistic training, he enrolled...

Dadamaino

Dadamaino

MILANO 1930 - MILANO 2004 Eduarda Emilia Maino was born on October 2, 1935 in Milan. A self-taught painter Dada (diminutive for Eduarda) took up art after completing a medical degree. In 1957 she met Piero Manzoni who became a life-long friend. The following year she...

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