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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. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948 – 1968
13 feb de 2020 - 12 abr de 2020

Lucio Fontana. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948 – 1968

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles / Los Angeles, California, Estados Unidos

Lucio Fontana. Los orígenes
21 jul de 2019 - 21 ago 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


The Shape of Time Highlights of the Centre Pompidou Collection, Vol.1
Vigente
08 nov de 2019 - 09 may de 2021

The Shape of Time Highlights of the Centre Pompidou Collection, Vol.1

West Bund Museum / Shanghai, China

Imagen cortesía del LSU Museum of Art
Vigente
24 oct de 2019 - 09 feb de 2020

Destination: Latin America

LSU Museum of Art / Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Estados Unidos

Lygia Clark. Counter Relief no resized, 1958. Donación de la Colección Patricia Phelps de CisnerosCortesía del MoMA
Vigente
21 oct de 2019 - 14 mar de 2020

Sur moderno: Journeys of Abstraction - The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift

MoMA - Museum of Modern Art / Nueva York, New York, Estados Unidos


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