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Picture of Rendering War (Multilingual Edition)

Rendering War (Multilingual Edition)

by Antonio G. Santagata
Wolfsonian

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Pub Date: 2014
Format: Paperback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 96 pp.
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 inches

ISBN: 9788863732719
TB Code: 1905240
Availability: 81 in stock

The volume examines the artistic production of Antonio Giuseppe Santagata in the period including the two world wars. Protagonist of the figurative culture of the Italian twentieth century, the Genoese artist, who moved to Rome in 1921, took part in the most important national and international exhibitions of the time: from the 1925 Paris International Expo to all the editions of the Venice Biennale since 1926 to 1942, with the exception of that of 1940, from the exhibitions of the "Italian twentieth century" of 1926 and 1929 to the editions of the Roman Quadrennial of 1931, 1935, 1939 and 1943, from the Exhibition of the Fascist revolution of 1932 to the International Expò in Brussels of 1935. Mutilated war, in which he had participated as a volunteer, he was particularly active in the field of wall painting, mainly for the Houses of the Mutilated which were built in those two decades. He was one of the protagonists of the decoration of the Mother House of the Mutilated in Rome (1926-1932), designed by Marcello Piacentini, but was also involved in those of Genoa (1938), Palermo (1939), Ravenna (1941) and Milan (1942), in addition to performing the entire pictorial cycle dedicated to the aviator Antonio Locatelli in the Casa Littoria of Bergamo (1940) and to collaborate in the decorative apparatuses of the Palazzo di Giustizia in Milan (1938).