Francesco Clemente

Italian, born 1952

3,303 followers

Francesco Clemente

Italian, born 1952

3,303 followers

Italian painter Francesco Clemente came to prominence in the mid-1970s with vivid paintings rife …

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Italian painter Francesco Clemente came to prominence in the mid-1970s with vivid paintings rife with erotic imagery of mutilated body parts, gesturing amorphous figures often depicted in rich colors, as well as a series of contorted self-portraits. Fascinated with Indian art and mysticism, his gouache paintings and …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 6 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 3 more
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