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Afro Basaldella

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Afro Basaldella is born in 1912 in Udine (Italy). The artist, known only by his first name (Afro), is regarded as one of the major Italian painters of abstract art. Brother of the sculptors Mirko and Dino Basaldella, he is trained in Venice and is influenced by the "Scuola Romana" (Romain School). His first exhibition consists of works inspired by classic Venetian (del Milione Gallery, Milan, 1932). Since that time, he creates great murals decorations in...

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5 work(s) available

Campiello V
Etching
La Rusalka
Drawing
Without title II
Drawing
Piccola terra
Etching
Nero I
Aquatint

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Incisioni e litografie ,  E. Crispolti et autres, Ed. Top Graphic, Milano, 1986 All the catalogues raisonnés

Bibliographic track & more

To read from or about the artist :
* Pittura italiana contemporanea , Giuseppe Mazzariol, Istituto italiano d'arti grafiche, Bergame, 1958
*  Afro : Dipinti - Gouaches - Disegni , collectif, Edizioni d'Arte Moderna, 1961
* Afro 1951-1961 , J.J. Sweeney, Ed. dArte Moderna, Rome, 1961
* Afro , Cesare Brandi, Col. Maestri del XX secolo, Ed. Editalia, Rome, 1977
*  Afro , Bruno Mantura, Aldo Rizzi, cat. d'expo., Rome, Ed. De Luca, 1978
* Immagini di Afro , G. Drudi, Ed. della Cometa, Rome, 1986
* Gli ultimi Afro , M. Calvesi, Umberto Allemandi & C., Turin 1984
*  Dal Gruppo degli Otto all'informale , Renato Barilli, cat. d'expo., Ed. Bergamini, 1989
*  Afro e il disegno , B. Drudi, J.J. Sweeney, cat. d'expo., Edizioni della Cometa, 1992
*  Afro - Bianco nero medio , Barbara Drudi, Ed. Les Chanches de l'Art, 2002
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Art movements

  • + NON FIGURATIVE ART / 1942-1975 / Jean Bertholle, Andr Beaudin, Jeannie Dumesnil, Hanna Ben-Dov, Elvire Jan, Charles Lapicque, etc.
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