Image dimensions: 17.7 x 17.7 cm.

Abstract Composition in Tondo - West End is a joyful color etching on paper, realized in 1983 by the Italian graphic master Piero Dorazio (Rome, 1927 - Perugia, 2005).

Signed and dated in pencil "Piero Dorazio
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Piero Dorazio
Abstract Composition - West End - Original Lithograph by Piero Dorazio - 1983

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Image dimensions: 17.7 x 17.7 cm. Abstract Composition in Tondo - West End is a joyful color etching on paper, realized in 1983 by the Italian graphic master Piero Dorazio (Rome, 1927 - Perugia, 2005). Signed and dated in pencil "Piero Dorazio 1983" on the lower right margin. Numbered in Arabic numerals in pencil on lower left by the artist, our specimen is from a very limited edition of 50 prints. Titled in pencil on lower margin at the center "West End" and in capital letters by the artist. In excellent conditions, this is the colorful artwork you look for, apt to each kind of furniture, able to give your house a touch of modernity and joy! Including a black painted wooden frame behind glass. Piero Dorazio (Rome, 1927 – Perugia, 2005) has dedicated his life to the research of Italian abstractionism. In 1947, he drew the manifesto of "Formalism-Form 1" together with prominent fellow artists like Accardi, Attardi, Consagra, Sanfilippo, and Turcato. With “Form 1”, he opposed Socialist Realism and defended abstract art by claiming that “Experimentation is experience on the form.” In 1948 in Rome, he organized the first National Abstract Art Exhibition and, in 1951, he also organized an exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art. To Dorazio, the early 1950s were a period of intense work and affirmations. Together with Guerrini and Perilli, he organized the “Age d’Or” in Rome and Florence, which was a cooperative among artists for the diffusion of international avant-garde art and prints. During that period, Dorazio began a series of white paintings and tridimensional research on lines and dots. He participated in the Triennial in Milan with a large show of murals. In 1953, he moved to the United States, where he followed new teachers like De Kooning, Rothko, Pollock, and Newman. In 1958, he developed a method to represent space through the vibrations of light by using a transparent grid made up of overlapping chromatic structures. In 1960, Dorazio became Head of the Department of Painting, Sculpture and Graphics at the School of Fine Arts of the University of Pennsylvania.

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    H 17.33 in. x W 14.18 in. x D 0.08 in.H 44 cm x W 36 cm x D 2 mm
  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    LU65035236861
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    M-103945
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