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Piero Dorazio

Brumaio II, 1993

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 15 7/10 in
60 × 40 cm
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Ambrosiana Casa d'Aste

cm. 60 x 40

Certificate by the Archivio Opera Piero Dorazio, under no. 080314201306
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cm. 60 x 40

Certificate by the Archivio Opera Piero Dorazio, under no. 080314201306
Certificate issued by the artist, dated 10.8.1993

Signed, dated, titled "Piero Dorazio, 1993, Brumaio II";
stamp of the Studio Piero Dorazio, under no. 3061 (on the reverse)

Piero Dorazio
Italian, 1927–2005
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Piero Dorazio is known for his gestural, atmospheric paintings of grids crosshatched with fluid brushstrokes and pulsating in color and texture. Born in Rome, Dorazio studied formally in classical painting and drawing, followed by architecture; by the late 1940s, his presence in artistic and literary circles brought about the influence of Russian Suprematism, Constructivism, the School of Paris, Surrealist biomorphism, and most notably, Italian Futurism—Dorazio was highly influenced by Giacomo Balla. In the late 1950s, Dorazio created monochromatic, pictorial paintings whose surface consisted of woven strands of color and were likened to “a visible net.” As Dorazio’s work progressed, he continued his linear, crisscrossed paintings using designs that varied in density and complexity but were consistently concerned with luminosity.

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About the work
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Ambrosiana Casa d'Aste

cm. 60 x 40

Certificate by the Archivio Opera Piero Dorazio, under no. 080314201306
Certificate …

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cm. 60 x 40

Certificate by the Archivio Opera Piero Dorazio, under no. 080314201306
Certificate issued by the artist, dated 10.8.1993

Signed, dated, titled "Piero Dorazio, 1993, Brumaio II";
stamp of the Studio Piero Dorazio, under no. 3061 (on the reverse)

Piero Dorazio
Italian, 1927–2005
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Piero Dorazio is known for his gestural, atmospheric paintings of grids crosshatched with fluid brushstrokes and pulsating in color and texture. Born in Rome, Dorazio studied formally in classical painting and drawing, followed by architecture; by the late 1940s, his presence in artistic and literary circles brought about the influence of Russian Suprematism, Constructivism, the School of Paris, Surrealist biomorphism, and most notably, Italian Futurism—Dorazio was highly influenced by Giacomo Balla. In the late 1950s, Dorazio created monochromatic, pictorial paintings whose surface consisted of woven strands of color and were likened to “a visible net.” As Dorazio’s work progressed, he continued his linear, crisscrossed paintings using designs that varied in density and complexity but were consistently concerned with luminosity.

Piero Dorazio

Brumaio II, 1993

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 15 7/10 in
60 × 40 cm
Bidding closed
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