Lucio Fontana

Italian, Argentine born, 1899-1968

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Lucio Fontana

Italian, Argentine born, 1899-1968

8,061 followers

Throughout his prolific career, Lucio Fontana demonstrated a relentless interest in the …

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Throughout his prolific career, Lucio Fontana demonstrated a relentless interest in the relationship between surface and dimensionality. Fontana formulated the theory of Spatialism in a series of manifestos dating from the late 1940s to early 1950s, proposing that matter should be infiltrated by energy in order to …

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Selected career achievements
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
High auction record
$29m, Christie's, 2015
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 4 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
Biennale de Lyon
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