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Jean Calogero Art

Italian, 1922-2001

Calogero was born August 20, 1922 in Catania, Sicily. Self-taught Artist First exhibitions in 1945 in Sicily and Rome were very successful. He arrived in Paris in 1947 and studied at the École des Beaux-Arts. He is best known for his dreamlike Surrealist and genre works.

He exhibited at the Gallery Hervé in 1951 and the following year he went to New York to present his show, then in 1953 he was invited to Los Angeles, where he returned two years later, and from where he regularly exhibited his works, and San Francisco.

In 1954, Maximilien Gauthier devoted a book to him published by "The Gemini." The first exhibition in Japan was in 1965. He was awarded the Grand Silver Medal by the City of Paris in 1957. Calogero had countless exhibitions in Paris, in the fifties, plus the American exhibitions in New York (Associated American Artists, 1952), Los Angeles (James Vigevano Galleries, 1953), and then later in Japan and in major galleries in Italy. He lived and worked for many years in Paris and Italy. He died in 2001.

(Biography provided by Allinson Gallery, Inc.)
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Artist: Jean Calogero
"Untitled"
By Jean Calogero
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Oil on canvas painting by Jean Calogero. Circa 1950. Signed lower right. Condition: Good. Overall in museum quality gold leaf frame 17.5 by 15.75 inches. Provenance: Manhattan Co...
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Oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist, Jean Calogero. Circa 1950. Signed lower left Overall in museum quality gold leaf frame 17.5 by 15.75 inches. Condition: Good. Provenan...
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1950s Modern Jean Calogero Art

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Canvas, Oil

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