Salvatore Scarpitta

American, 1919-2007

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Salvatore Scarpitta

American, 1919-2007

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High auction record
£2m, Sotheby's, 2016
High auction record
£2m, Sotheby's, 2016
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2019
Mark Borghi Fine Art at Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary 2019,
Mark Borghi Fine Art
2018
CARDI GALLERY at Art Basel Miami Beach 2018,
CARDI GALLERY
2014
Salvatore Scarpitta • Joseph Beuys. Icon for a transit,
Montrasio Arte / Km0

A major figure in the avant-garde art worlds of 1950s Rome and New York, Salvatore Scarpitta …

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A major figure in the avant-garde art worlds of 1950s Rome and New York, Salvatore Scarpitta produced a diverse body of work that includes three-dimensional wrapped or “bandaged” canvases and functioning racing cars that were used on a track in Pennsylvania. Scarpitta’s cars delved into recurring themes in his work: …

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