May 29, 2018
Aligned with the generation of artists who followed closely behind or alongside the Cubist, the Futurist, and the Abstract Expressionist movements, Milan-born painter and sculptor, Roberto Crippa (1921-1972), lived during a time of transition and experimentation. While his early work tended towards geometric abstraction, Crippa soon joined a new movement, Spazialismo (or “Spatialism”) alongside fellow artists including Lucio Fontana, Cesare Peverelli, Gianni Dova, and Enrico Donati.
February 17, 2010
After taking a brief trip to Palm Springs this past weekend, we had to stop by the Palm Springs Art Museum, a beautiful museum with a fantastic collection, and of course we oohed an aahed over the Arnaldo Pomodoro sculpture that greeted us as soon as we walked into the lobby. “Cippo, II” executed 1984-5, […]
December 3, 2009
Peter’s picks for today: Detail of Fontana Sculpture Lucio Fontana “Concetto Spaziale”, Lot 297, estimate $15,000 – 20,000 Lucio Fontana is known for pushing the limits of the materials he worked with. As a painter in search of a third dimension, his most iconic works are canvases with piercings, cuts, or slashes, which create a […]