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Descripción del Artista

Argentine born Lucio Fontana (b. 1899 – d. 1968) is recognized for his explorations of energy and dimensionality, as reflected in his characteristic approach of punching holes and cutting tears into the surfaces of his paintings, sculptures, and installations. The child of Italian parents, Fontana was born in Rosario, Argentina, and moved back and forth between Italy and Argentina throughout his life. After beginning his career as a figurative sculptor in Rosario, the artist briefly studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera before returning to Argentina on the cusp of WWII. There, with Jorge Romero Brest and Jorge Larco, he founded the Altamira art school in Buenos Aires, and with his students published the 1946 Manifiesto Blanco. This document forms the incipient manifestation of Fontana’s theory of Spatialism, which he would continue to develop upon his definitive return to Italy in 1947. A well-recognized artistic figure within his lifetime, Fontana exhibited his work at the Venice Biennale and Documenta 4. His art is included in major collections throughout the globe.


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Exposiciones en las que ha participado como artista

Lucio Fontana. Los orígenes
Desde 21 jul de 2019

Lucio Fontana. Los orígenes

Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan B. Castagnino (MJBC) / Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Lucio Fontana, Concepto espacial, Esperas (Concetto spaziale, Attese), 1959. Óleo sobre lienzo con cortes, 90,8 × 90,8 cm. Colección Olnick Spanu, Nueva York © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Bilbao, 2019 — Cortesía del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
17 may de 2019 - 29 sep de 2019

Lucio Fontana. En el umbral

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao / Bilbao, Vizcaya, España

Cortesía del Museo del Barrio
23 ene de 2019 - 21 abr de 2019

Lucio Fontana: Spatial Environment (1968)

El Museo del Barrio / Nueva York, New York, Estados Unidos

09 may de 2019 - 24 nov de 2019

Glasstress 2019

Fondazione Berengo Art Space / Venice, Veneto, Italia

Edgar Martins, Examples of Photography as Catachresis, da série / from the series What Photography Has in Common With an Empty Vase, 2018. Impressão a resina a preto e branco / B&w resin print. Cortesia / Courtesy: Galeria Filomena Soares.
10 abr de 2019 - 22 sep de 2019

Constelações: uma coreografia de gestos mínimos

Museu Coleção Berardo - Modern and Contemporary Art Collection / Lisboa, Portugal

Arte Latinoamericano. 1900–1970
20 sep de 2018 - 31 dic de 2018

Arte Latinoamericano. 1900–1970

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires - MALBA - Fundación Costantini / Buenos Aires, Argentina

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