Lucio Fontana

Artist Spotlight: Roberto Crippa

May 29, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), June 10, 2018 Modern Art Design Auction

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.

Just In: Arnaldo Pomodoro Sculpture

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, […]

LA Modern Auctions Preview Day 3: Peter’s Picks

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 […]

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