Luciano Fabro

1936 · Italy

Artist biography

Luciano Fabro is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originates from Italy, like other renowned artists such as Baruchello Gianfranco, Matteo Cordero, Laura Grisi, Carla Prina, and Giuliano Vangi. Luciano Fabro was born in 1936.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Luciano Fabro is represented by 6 galleries around the world, including countries like Belgium, France, and Italy. Galleries include Marian Goodman Gallery | London and Cardi Gallery | London in the United Kingdom, as well as Galerie Micheline Szwajcer in Belgium. Luciano Fabro most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Bernard Bouche in Paris with the exhibition Group Exhibition . The exhibition was open from 15 March 2019 until 10 May 2019. Luciano Fabro's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; C'est la vie (26 March 2019 - 17 May 2019) at CasaMadre in Naples and Oltre il Colore come Tabù (21 July 2018 - 09 September 2018) at Galleria Enrico Astuni in Bologna. Luciano Fabro's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Equilibrium. An idea for Italian sculpture and took place at Mazzoleni | Turin in Italy from the 27 October 2017 to 18 January 2019.

Historical Context of Italy

The classical era 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 sumptuous artistic legacy. 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 era of cultural and political awakenings, inducing 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 essential 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.

Further Biographical Context for Luciano Fabro

Born in 1936, Luciano Fabro was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many decades that followed. Influential artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been recognised, amongst many other female creatives.

Luciano Fabro

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