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The last few years has seen a dramatic rise in the appreciation of and prices for twentieth century Italian art, including the likes of Alberto Burri and Lucio Fontana. This exhibition will showcase the work of an equally important Italian artist of this era, Afro Basaldella.

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The last few years has seen a dramatic rise in the appreciation of and prices for twentieth century Italian art. Particular focus has been on the work of informal artists like Alberto Burri and Lucio Fontana. This exhibition will showcase the work of an equally important, although currently less celebrated in the UK, Italian artist of this era, Afro Basaldella (1912-1976).

Afro Basaldella, known …

The last few years has seen a dramatic rise in the appreciation of and prices for twentieth century Italian art. Particular focus has been on the work of informal artists like Alberto Burri and Lucio Fontana. This exhibition will showcase the work of an equally important, although currently less celebrated in the UK, Italian artist of this era, Afro Basaldella (1912-1976).

Afro Basaldella, known as Afro was, along with Burri and Fontana, one of the great protagonists of Italian abstraction. He was included in the seminal show ‘Twentieth Century Italian Art’ at New York’s MoMA in 1949 and was …

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2 Albemarle Street
London, GB