Afro (Afro Basaldella)
Italian, 1912-1976
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Uno Nessuno Centomila,
PHARMACY INDUSTRY ART VENICE
Afro - Oltre la pittura,
EDIEUROPA QUI ARTE CONTEMPORANEA
Senza titolo (la pittura come modello),
CASA MASACCIO

The Italian painter Afro Basaldella, known simply as Afro, is best known for his calligraphic, abstract work from the 1950s. As a wave of painting called Art Informel (“formless” art, named for loose shapes and compositions lacking a central focal point) swept Europe and regional circles of modern artists …

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