was born in Rome on January 21st 1941.
He studied at the Fine Arts Academy and Art School in Rome, with
Domenico Purificato, Giuseppe Capogrossi, U. Maganzini and Giulio
In 1964 he founded an art and culture magazine “Il ferro di cavallo”
Borghese the narrator
From the middle ‘sixties he became a lucid and ironic narrator of the
habits and alienations of the middle class, by means of grotesque
stereotypes, apparently adhering to the ideological German Expressionism
of George Grosz and Otto Dix, but in fact immersed in a lively and
ambiguous fantasy-fabled vein.
1968: “N.F.I.” Gallery, Rome
1969 and 1971: “Il Calibro” Gallery, Rome
1970: “Il Rombo” Gallery, Catanzaro
1980: “Citybank”, Turin
1981: “Il Canocchiale” Gallery, Milan
Comments of Villani
Dino Villani, commenting on the artist writes: “ This is an artist who
picks up the grotesque situations of human life portraying them in
images that bring to mind those of Grosz, slightly softened by Maccari,
but inflamed by the reds and browns of the Roman School set on fire by
His works usually represent ironic frames and caricatures of middle
class society and urban crowds.
The artist uses many techniques: oil and tempera; Chinese ink and water
colours, graphic and engraving techniques and sculptures.
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