Siro Cugusi

Italy

Artist biography

Siro Cugusi is a visual artist, who was born and brought up in Italy, like other famous artists such as Gianluca Quaglia, Alessandra Spranzi, Afro Eccli, Donatella Spaziani, and Paolo Pibi.

Exhibitions

Siro Cugusi's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Alpenglühen - 100 years of Ettore Sottsass Jr. at Belmacz Gallery in London, the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 15 November 2017 until 10 February 2018. Siro Cugusi's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Secret Garden (12 March 2018 - 04 April 2018) at Galleri KANT in Copenhagen and Teint (09 March 2018 - 04 April 2018) at Galleri KANT in Copenhagen. Siro Cugusi's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Whet Ya Whistle and took place at Galleri KANT in Copenhagen, Denmark from the 19 August 2017 to 24 September 2017.

Historical Context of Italy

Italy has been vastly lush in cultural power since the time of the Romans, this classical period has exerted a significant influence on the cultural growth and distinctiveness of the country. Italy is also the realm of the Renaissance, called 'Rinascita' in Italian, signifying '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 endured as a vital centre for artistic expression, spawning 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.

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