Italian artist Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) worked in plaster, ceramics and metal, and also wrote poetry. His work has been linked to Giacometti, Fontana, de Chirico and Calder. This volume collects drawings and poems by the artist, alongside a selection of rare black-and-white portraits and documentary photographs by Ugo Mulas. Originally educated as an electrical engineer, Fausto Melotti enrolled in art school in 1928, befriending Lucio Fontana, who became a lifelong friend. In the 1930s, Melotti created fanciful and ...

Fausto Melotti with Photos by Ugo Mulas 2009, Charta, Milan, Italy

ISBN-13: 9788881587162

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