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Carla Accardi

Rosaverdenero, 1968-2008

Paint on sicofoil
25 3/5 × 9 4/5 in
65 × 25 cm
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M&L Fine Art
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As is also the case with a few other works executed on sicofoil, this painting originates from the …

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As is also the case with a few other works executed on sicofoil, this painting originates from the larger “Composition n. 492 bis”, 1968, which was subsequently divided into 13 pieces by the artist; each element was signed and registered in the archive under a new archive number in progressive order.

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Hand-signed by artist, Inscribed on the stretcher ‘C. Accardi arch. n. 492.4’
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Carla Accardi
Italian, 1924–2014
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Carla Accardi rose to fame as founding member of the 1947 Italian avant-garde movement Forma 1, a group of artists based in Rome who, in the face of Fascism, embraced the principals of Futurism and Marxism. As one of the key figures of abstract art in Italy during the time, Accardi developed an iconic visual lexicon of calligraphic marks that, when combined with her minimalist color palette and dynamic compositions, showcased the endless possibilities of abstraction. In the 1960s, Accardi began painting on Sicofoil, a transparent plastic sheeting used in commercial packaging, instead of canvas. The dynamism in Accardi’s work, as well as her emphasis on non-art materials and simple processes and structures, became a precursor to Arte Povera.

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As is also the case with a few other works executed on sicofoil, this painting originates from the …

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As is also the case with a few other works executed on sicofoil, this painting originates from the larger “Composition n. 492 bis”, 1968, which was subsequently divided into 13 pieces by the artist; each element was signed and registered in the archive under a new archive number in progressive order.

Medium
Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Inscribed on the stretcher ‘C. Accardi arch. n. 492.4’
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Carla Accardi
Italian, 1924–2014
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Carla Accardi rose to fame as founding member of the 1947 Italian avant-garde movement Forma 1, a group of artists based in Rome who, in the face of Fascism, embraced the principals of Futurism and Marxism. As one of the key figures of abstract art in Italy during the time, Accardi developed an iconic visual lexicon of calligraphic marks that, when combined with her minimalist color palette and dynamic compositions, showcased the endless possibilities of abstraction. In the 1960s, Accardi began painting on Sicofoil, a transparent plastic sheeting used in commercial packaging, instead of canvas. The dynamism in Accardi’s work, as well as her emphasis on non-art materials and simple processes and structures, became a precursor to Arte Povera.

Carla Accardi

Rosaverdenero, 1968-2008

Paint on sicofoil
25 3/5 × 9 4/5 in
65 × 25 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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