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Alberto Burri

I do not speak, I paint.

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Alberto Burri was born in Citt di Castello (Italy) in 1915. He studied medicine until he was enlisted in the Italian army in 1940. Prisoner of war in 1943, Alberto Burri was confined in the camp of Hereford (Texas, State-Plain). Released at the end of the Second World War, he settled down in Rome and gave up the practise of the medicine for painting. The artist found quickly his expression in . . .

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to read about the artist :
  • Alberto Burri , Ed. The Museum of Fine Arts, 1963
  • Alberto Burri , M. Calvesi, Fabbri, Milan, 1971
  • Alberto Burri , V. Rubiu, Einaudi, Turin, 1975
  • Collezione Burri, C. Brandi, cat. d'expo., Citt di Castello, 1982
  • A. B. : oeuvre graphique 1959-1985 , P.-M. Lhte, M. de la Culture, 1986
  • Alberto Burri , Electa, Milan, 1996
  • Alberto Burri, cat. d'expo., Palais des expositions, Rome, 1997
  • Opere 1949-1994. La misura Dell'equilibrio, C. Sarteanesi, Ed. Silvana, 2007
  • Burri e Fontana, Materia e spazio, cat. d'expo., Catania, Ed. Silvana, 2010
  • A. Burri, The trauma of painting, E. Braun et autres, Ed. Guggenheim Museum, 2015
To read from the artist :
  • Alberto Burri, Les procds de reprsentation , blog G. Blons, dec. 2015
  • Burri inside out: The one and only interview, Stefano Zorzi, Silvana Ed., 2016
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