Piero Dorazio | “Ovale n.2”
Artist: Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)
Title: “Ovale n.2”
Technique: aquatint etching
Dimensions without frame: 58 x 76 cm
Dimensions with frame: 68 x 87 cm
Biography: Italian painter who with his paintings, has contributed, since 1945, to the affirmation of abstractionism in Italy. In 1947 he goes to Paris for the first time where, thanks to Gino Saverini, he meets the major international artists including Georges Braque, Bernard Léger, Hans Arp, artists from whom he will be profoundly influenced. In 1948 he exhibited at the Rome Quadriennale and at the “Salon des réalités nouvelles” in Paris; he often participates in the Venice Biennale.