Turi Simeti

Italian, 1929–2021

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Turi Simeti

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Italian, 1929–2021

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Biography

A member of the mid-20th-century Minimalist movement known as Group Zero, Turi Simeti is an engineer of light, color, and geometry. His monochrome shaped canvases are examples of pure formalism that helped pioneer the now well-established idea that paintings can be three-dimensional art objects. Based in Milan, the still active artist is particularly known for his use of oblong ellipses. Subtle and often understated, his oeuvre is always dynamic in its textured surfaces, saturated colors, and masterful shadow work.

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Biography

A member of the mid-20th-century Minimalist movement known as Group Zero, Turi Simeti is an engineer of light, color, and geometry. His monochrome shaped canvases are examples of pure formalism that helped pioneer the now well-established idea that paintings can be three-dimensional art objects. Based in Milan, the still active artist is particularly known for his use of oblong ellipses. Subtle and often understated, his oeuvre is always dynamic in its textured surfaces, saturated colors, and masterful shadow work.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Flash Art
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 1 more
Articles Featuring Turi Simeti
The Myriad Forms of Zero Artist Turi Simeti’s Signature Oval
Jul 7th, 2015
The Myriad Forms of Zero Artist Turi Simeti’s Signature Oval
ZERO, the 20th-Century Art Phenomenon You Didn’t Know About Until Now
Oct 23rd, 2014
ZERO, the 20th-Century Art Phenomenon You Didn’t Know About Until Now
The Italian Avant-Garde Inaugurate Almine Rech’s New London Location
Jun 5th, 2014
The Italian Avant-Garde Inaugurate Almine Rech’s New London Location
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