Background Image

Enrico Baj

Everything can be used to create paintings.

Pic Image Image Image

Issue from a wealthy family, the Italian painter and sculptor Enrico Baj was born in Milan in 1924. At the age of 14, he paints and draws. Very young, he marks his rejection of authority by making fun of fascist dignitaries visiting his hometown, earning the disapproval of the authorities. He flies to Geneva in 1944 to avoid conscription.After the war, Baj attends the Academy of Fine Arts of . . .

9 work(s) available

Les hommes de guerre
La cravate ne vaut...
Comme le Comme dans...
Gallery La Bussola
On the tomb of the...
A dormir debout
General with a...
My army roves like...
Le baiser

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Enrico Baj », Edouard Jaguer, Ed. Schettini, Milan-New York, 1956
  • « Baj », Cat. d'expo, Palazzo Grassi, Ed. Centro Int. delle Arti, 1971
  • « Enrico Baj », Ed. Filipacchi, Paris, 1980
  • « Enrico Baj. La nostalgia del futuro », J. Baudrillard, Ed. Mazzotta, 1987
  • « Enrico Baj. Il giardino delle delizie », Umberto Eco, Ed. Fabbri, 1991
  • « Enrico Baj. Le trame del tempo », Marisa Zattini, Ed. Il Vicolo, 2000
  • « Die künstlerischen Avantgarden 1945-1964 », G. Huber, Ed. Mann, Berlin, 2003
  • « Discours sur l'horreur de l'art », P. Virilio, Ed. A. Création Libertaire, 2003
  • « Baj: Mobili Animati », Germano Celant, Ed. Skira, 2009
  • « Enrico Baj », collectif, Ed. Silvana, 2014
To read from the artist :
  • « Lettres 1953-1961 », Ed. M.A.M St Etienne, 1989
  • « Sous l'art, l'or », Enrico Baj, Ed. Atelier Creation Libertaire, 2002
Website :
No website dedicated to the artist.

More :

Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
All art movements

See & discover

Beyond works currently in stock, it seemed to me useful to combine business with pleasure by letting you discover others works by artists in my gallery. These artworks, now sold or removed from our website, have been in our stock in the past.

These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier