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Valerio Adami

The drawing was the discipline of my life.

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Valerio Adami was born in 1935 in Bologna. He trains at the Atelier of Felice Carena and meets Oskar Kokoschka in Venice. He then settles in Milan where he takes drawing classes (1954) at the Fine Arts Academy in Brera (Achille Funi's workshop). His first canvases are tinged by expressionnism and loaded by his memories of Italy in ruins in 1945. For the Salon de Mai in Paris in 1952, he meets . . .

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Issue DLM lithograph de  : DLM n°206
DLM n°206
1973 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Text by Pierre Gaudibert, with 5 original lithographs in colors (3 in double-page), 6 illustrations in colors and 8... Cat. Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982, p. 88
Exhibition catalogue de  : Adami Galeria Maeght
Adami Galeria Maeght
1976 Catalogue of the exhibition "Adami, pintures, dibuixos, aquarel.les 1970-1975" at Galerie Maeght in Barcelona in 1976. Texts in Catalan and Spanish... Without
Issue DLM lithographs de  : DLM n° 239
DLM n° 239
1980 Issue Derrière le Miroir. Text by Italo Calvino («Quatre fables d'Esope pour Valerio Adami» - "Four Fables of Aesop for Valerio Adami"),... Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 104
Original signed screenprint de  : Unknown title III
Unknown title III
Unknown date Original screenprint, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Ed., Paris. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Poster before the letter III
Poster before the...
1976 Original screenprint, poster before the letter for the exhibition "Adami" at the Maeght Gallery, signed and dedicated in pencil by the artist. Ed.... Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Unknown title II
Unknown title II
1970 Original screenprint, signed, dated and dedicated in pencil by the artist. Without
Issue DLM lithographs de  : DLM Deluxe n° 188
DLM Deluxe n° 188
1970 Issue "Derrière le Miroir", in original folder and slipcase. A numbered copy from the Deluxe edition printed on Lana wove paper. Texts by Jacques... "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 79
Original signed lithograph de  : Study for a portrait of Anton von Webern
Study for a...
1976 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1977-1978 p.5
Original signed lithograph de  : Kurt Schw...
Kurt Schw...
Circa 1990 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed aquatint de  : Freud in journey towards London
Freud in journey...
1973 Original aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : The painter and the model
The painter and the...
1976 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1989 p.10
Original signed lithograph de  : Study for a portrait of Anton von Webern
Study for a...
1976 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1977-1978 p.5
Original signed lithograph de  : La secessione di Vienna II
La secessione di...
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1971 p.8
Original signed lithograph de  : Tribute to the Eiffel Tower
Tribute to the...
1989 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, from the portfolio "Hommage à la Tour Eiffel". Nippon Advisart Ed., Tokyo. Without
Lithograph poster de  : Freud
Freud
1975 Poster, original lithograph, published by the Gallery Maeght and printed by Arte. Maeght editeur, Affiches n°140
Lithograph poster de  : Freud
Freud
1975 Poster, original lithograph, published by the Gallery Maeght and printed by Arte Maeght publisher, poster n°140
Original signed etching de  : Café
Café
1975 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght sup. 1976
Issue DLM lithographs de  : DLM n°188
DLM n°188
1970 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Text by Jacques Dupin and by Valério Adami, illustrated with 9 original lithographs in colours (3 in double page), with... Cat. Maeght Editeur "DLM" p. 79
Original lithograph de  : Concerto
Concerto
1970 Original lithograph, unsigned. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1971 p.7
Original signed screenprint de  : Unknown title I
Unknown title I
1972 Original screenprint, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Caen
Caen
1980 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Gallery Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1981, p. 6 and 7
Original signed lithograph de  : Football world cup, Valence
Football world cup,...
1982 Original lithograph, poster before the letter, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Copa del mundo de Fútbol". Maeght Ed.,... Maeght Ed. 1989, N°2193
Original signed lithograph de  : Kurt Schw...
Kurt Schw...
Circa 1990 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Issue DLM lithographs de  : DLM n°220 Deluxe Edition
DLM n°220 Deluxe...
1976 Issue "Derrière le Miroir", Deluxe Edition numbered and signed in pencil by the artist. Slipcase and folder, extracts of the journal by Valerio... Cat.
Original signed lithograph de  : Placard Derrida
Placard Derrida
1976 Original lithograph, together with Jacques Derrida, signed in pencil by the artist and by the author. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Naked
Naked
Circa 1995 Original screenprint, signed in pencil by the artist. Jannink Ed., Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Kurt Schw...
Kurt Schw...
Circa 1990 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Metamorphose
Metamorphose
Circa 1985 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : A tout coeur
A tout coeur
Circa 1980 Original screenprint, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Galerie Maeght, Paris. Unknown
Original signed screenprint de  : Poster before the letter
Poster before the...
1976 Original screenprint, poster before the letter for the exhibition "Adami" at the Maeght Gallery, signed in pencil. Ed. Gallery Maeght, Paris. Maeght Editeur Affiche, 1989, n° 155 / Cat. Maeght Editeur 1989, p. 6
Issue DLM lithograph de  : DLM n°206
DLM n°206
1973 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Text by Pierre Gaudibert, with 5 original lithographs in colors (3 in double-page), 6 illustrations in colors and 8... Cat.
Original signed screenprint de  : Title unknown
Title unknown
1967 Original screenprint, signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Publisher dry stamp. Unknown
Original signed screenprint de  : Poster before the letter
Poster before the...
1976 Original screenprint, poster before the letter for the exhibition "Adami" at the Maeght Gallery, signed in pencil. Ed. Gallery Maeght, Paris. Maeght Editeur Affiche, 1989, n° 155 / Cat. Maeght Editeur 1989, p. 6
Original signed lithograph de  : Moments musicaux
Moments musicaux
1976 Original lithograph, poster before the letter for "Moments musicaux de six à huit de la Fondation Maeght" (St Paul de Vence), signed in pencil. Maeght Editeur Affiches, 1989, n° F29

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
Non réalisé à ce jour. All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Adami », H. Damish et H. Martin, Ed. Maeght Paris, 1974
  • « Valerio Adami, Essai sur le formalisme critique », Marc Le Bot, Ed. Galilée, 1
  • « Adami », Jean- François Lyotard, coll. Repères, Ed. Maeght-Lelong, Paris, 1983
  • « Adami », collectif, cat. d'expo., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1986
  • « Adami en Puisaye - La ligne narrative », O. Paz, Ed. R. et L. Dutrou, 2003
  • « Valerio Adami - Opere 2003-2005 », A. Tabucchi et autres, Ed. G. Biasutti, 2006
  • « Valerio Adami - Jusqu'ici », cat. d'expo., ed. Galerie Daniel Templon, 2007
  • « Figuration narrative », col., Ed. Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2008
  • « Valerio Adami : Portraits littéraires », P. Bonnefis, Ed. Galilée, 2010
  • « Valerio Adami : Tableaux de lecture », cat. d'expo., Silvana Ed., 2011
To read from the artist :
  • «  Dessiner : les gommes et les crayons », Valario Adami, Ed. Galilée, 2002
  • « Sinopia », Maeght Ed., 2006
Website :
No website dedicated to the artist.

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Mouvements de l'art

  • + NEW FIGURATION / 1960-1980 / Gilles Aillaud, Christian Babou, John Christoforou, Leonardo Cremonini, François Jousselin, Maryan S. Maryan, Bernard Recalcati, Gérard Tisserand, etc.
  • + NARRATIVE FIGURATION / 1965-1975 / Gilles Aillaud, Sergio Birga, Leonardo Cremonini, Gerard Guyomard, Öyvind Fahlström, Ivan Messac, Antonio Recalcati, Peter Saul, etc.
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