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«Vorrei dipingere il niente chi sia tutto, il silenzio, la luce. Vorrei dipingere l’infinito.» This is how the painter from northern Italy described his goal at the beginning of the 1960s. Antonio Calderara was not interested in a comparison of representation and abstraction.

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Antonio Calderara (1903 – 1978)
February 11th till April 30th, 2017

«Vorrei dipingere il niente chi sia tutto, il silenzio, la luce. Vorrei dipingere l’infinito.» This is how the
painter from northern Italy described his goal at the beginning of the 1960s. Antonio Calderara was not
interested in a comparison of representation and abstraction, but rather a representation of essentials in
an abstract …

Antonio Calderara (1903 – 1978)
February 11th till April 30th, 2017

«Vorrei dipingere il niente chi sia tutto, il silenzio, la luce. Vorrei dipingere l’infinito.» This is how the
painter from northern Italy described his goal at the beginning of the 1960s. Antonio Calderara was not
interested in a comparison of representation and abstraction, but rather a representation of essentials in
an abstract pictorial space.

Antonio Calderara translates the representational world into strict compositions, into harmonious
geometric surfaces. Surfaces that contain a glow which, be means of fine glazes, seems …

Institution

KW
Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Winterthur

Location

Museumstr. 52
Kunst Museum Winterthur | Beim Stadthaus
Winterthur, CH