Lucio Fontana: 1899-1968


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Concepts in space: Artworks as visual explanations of ideas Italian artist Lucio Fontana tore apart the modern art establishment literally. Trained initially as a sculptor, Fontana (1899-1968) blurred the lines between painting and sculpture by creating works that combined both form and color in a spatial context, most famously exemplified by his slashed canvases of the 1950s and 60s. Fontanas work was truly conceptual, in that the ideas he wanted to express were more important than the actual work itself; with titles like ...

Lucio Fontana: 1899-1968 2006, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822849187

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