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Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana

While interred as a prisoner of war in Texas during World War II, Alberto Burri—then a doctor in the Italian army—took up painting and demonstrated an early predilection for cast-off, discarded materials. After his release, Burri fully dedicated himself to art making and embraced the inherent beauty of natural, ephemeral materials and unconventional mediums. From 1950 to 1960, Burri executed a series of textile constructions called sacchi (sacks) using paint and sewn or collaged pieces of…

While interred as a prisoner of war in Texas during World War II, Alberto Burri—then a doctor in the Italian army—took up painting and demonstrated an early predilection for cast-off, discarded materials. After his release, Burri fully dedicated himself to art making and embraced the inherent beauty of natural, ephemeral materials and unconventional mediums. From 1950 to 1960, Burri executed a series of textile constructions called sacchi (sacks) using paint and sewn or collaged pieces of…

Alberto Burri (b.1915 - d.1995)  -  Legno (Wood), 1959. Oil and wood collage on canvas, 50 x 100 cm (19 5/8 x 39 3/8 in.), signed and dated 'Burri 59' on the reverse - Guggenheim Museum NyC

Alberto Burri (b.1915 - d.1995) - Legno (Wood), 1959. Oil and wood collage on canvas, 50 x 100 cm (19 5/8 x 39 3/8 in.), signed and dated 'Burri 59' on the reverse - Guggenheim Museum NyC

George Rickey Kinetic Sculpture, ca. 1958 | Antiques Roadshow | PBS

George Rickey Kinetic Sculpture, ca. 1958 | Antiques Roadshow | PBS

Alberto Burri

Alberto Burri

Yellow | Giallo | Jaune | Amarillo | Gul | Geel | Amarelo | イエロー | Colour | Texture | Style | Form | stitching

Yellow | Giallo | Jaune | Amarillo | Gul | Geel | Amarelo | イエロー | Colour | Texture | Style | Form | stitching

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