Felice Casorati

1883 · Italy

Artist biography

Felice Casorati is an established contemporary artist, who originates from Italy, like other celebrated artists such as Paul Gees, Francesca Lapris, Tommaso Bet, Andrea Mastrovito, and Hilario Isola. Felice Casorati was born in 1883.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Felice Casorati's work is available on display in 3 galleries recorded on Artland. The galleries exhibiting Felice Casorati's work include Galleria dell'Incisione in Brescia, Galleria d'Arte Maggiore G.A.M. in Bologna, as well as Biasutti & Biasutti in Turin. Felice Casorati most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleria dell'Incisione in Brescia (05 October 2018 until 24 November 2018) with the exhibition Di padre in figlio.

Historical Context of Italy

The classical period of the Romans has exerted a consequential influence on the cultural and intellectual evolution of Italy, contributing to the uniqueness of the country and its splendid artistic heritage. Italy is also the country that epitomizes 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, engendering revivals in art, architecture, music, poetry and philosophy. Although significantly affected by the fascism of Mussolini in the modern and contemporary era, Italy has never lost its place as one of the most powerful artistic centres, home to cutting-edge 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.

Felice Casorati

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