Aldo Mondino

1938 · Italy

Artist biography

Aldo Mondino is an established artist, who was born in Italy, like other prominent artists such as Erica Campanella, Giulia Jordan, Laura Finali, Mazzoni Marco, and Nino Longobardi. Aldo Mondino was born in 1938.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Aldo Mondino's work is available on display in several galleries recorded on Artland. The galleries exhibiting Aldo Mondino's work include Colossi Arte Contemporanea in Brescia, Galleria Enrico Astuni in Bologna, and Erica Ravenna in Rome. Aldo Mondino's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition TALES IN PLAY at Erica Ravenna in Rome, Italy. The exhibition was open from 21 May 2018 until 20 September 2018. Aldo Mondino's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Isorropia Homegallery in Milan (29 November 2019 - 05 January 2020) with the name Miscellanea and Galleria Giuseppe Pero in Milan (05 May 2017 - 18 June 2017) with the name SCULTORE. Aldo Mondino's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Group show and took place at Galleria Giovanni Bonelli in Milan, Italy from the 04 May 2017 to 10 June 2017.

Historical Context of Italy

The classical era of the Romans has exerted a significant influence on the cultural and intellectual development of Italy, contributing to the uniqueness of the country and its immense artistic heritage. Italy is also the country that embodies the Renaissance, “Riniscita” in its original language, which signifies “rebirth”. From the early 1400s, the Renaissance has been an intense period of cultural and political awakenings, inducing revivals in art, architecture, music, poetry and philosophy. Although significantly tormented by the fascism of Mussolini in the modern and contemporary period, Italy has never lost its place as one of the most fundamental artistic centres, home to pioneering movements such as Futurism and Arte Povera, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement. Some highly influential Italian artists from the twentieth and twenty first centuries include Giorgio Di Chirico, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Clemente and Mimmo Paladino.

Further Biographical Context for Aldo Mondino

Aldo Mondino was born in 1938, grew up during the 1950s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of internationally, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many important artists to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a noteworthy pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the foundations for much of the United States’ explosive cultural growth in the decades thereafter. Key artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, but necessary revisionism of this period has underlined the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Aldo Mondino

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