Giovanni Marco

1703 · Italy

Artist biography

Giovanni Marco was an artist, who was born and brought up in Italy, like other celebrated artists such as Mario Ciaramella, Giorgio Casini, Alis / Filliol, Marco Cordero, and Enrico Piras. Giovanni Marco was born in 1703.

Giovanni Marco's Gallery representation

Giovanni Marco is represented by Galleria Il Ponte in Florence, Italy.

Historical Context of Italy

Italy has been vastly sumptuous in cultural power since the time of the Romans, this classical period has exerted a major influence on the cultural growth and identity of the country. Italy also embodies the realm of the Renaissance, called 'Rinascita' in Italian, translating to 'rebirth'. The Renaissance has been considered, from the early 1400s, as the first extensive flowering of cultural erudition in art, architecture, music, poetry, philosophy and politics since the Middle Ages.

In the modern and contemporary period, Italy was tormented by the fascism of Mussolini but has nonetheless remained as a vital centre for artistic expression, initiating movements such as Futurism, Arte Povera and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia. Important Italian artists of 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.

Giovanni Marco

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