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Enzo Cucchi

Carta di pane, 1979

Crayon on paper
15 7/10 × 21 3/10 in
40 × 54 cm
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Work accompanied by a photograph with authentication signed by the artist and released by Galleria d'Arte Nuova Artesegno, Udine

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Titled, dated, and signed on the reverse
Enzo Cucchi
Italian, b. 1949
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As one of the pioneers of the Transavanguardia—Italy’s answer to Neo-expressionism—Enzo Cucchi is known for his revival of figurative drawing and symbolism. Working in large scale, Cucchi’s textured surfaces and instinctual charcoal lines can resemble cave paintings, and indeed much of his imagery includes primitive tools, livestock, flames, and eyes. Like his fellow Transavanguardians Francesco Clemente and Sandro Chia, Cucchi’s earth tone compositions are infused with violence. The confidence in gesture and colors lend his tableaux immediacy and drama.

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Work accompanied by a photograph with authentication signed by the artist and released by Galleria …

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Work accompanied by a photograph with authentication signed by the artist and released by Galleria d'Arte Nuova Artesegno, Udine

Signature
Titled, dated, and signed on the reverse
Enzo Cucchi
Italian, b. 1949
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As one of the pioneers of the Transavanguardia—Italy’s answer to Neo-expressionism—Enzo Cucchi is known for his revival of figurative drawing and symbolism. Working in large scale, Cucchi’s textured surfaces and instinctual charcoal lines can resemble cave paintings, and indeed much of his imagery includes primitive tools, livestock, flames, and eyes. Like his fellow Transavanguardians Francesco Clemente and Sandro Chia, Cucchi’s earth tone compositions are infused with violence. The confidence in gesture and colors lend his tableaux immediacy and drama.

Enzo Cucchi

Carta di pane, 1979

Crayon on paper
15 7/10 × 21 3/10 in
40 × 54 cm
This is a unique work.
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