Luxembourg & Dayan is delighted to announce an exhibition of seminal works by Mario Schifano (193498), one of Italy's most significant post-war artists. Schifano was a truly radical figure who considered painting to be the frontier of the avant-garde, an intrinsically human art form capable of capturing the lifeblood of con- temporary culture. His prodigious talent was at its height in the â60s, a decade in which he experimented extensively with media and techniques, traversing a wide spectrum of styles that he made entirely his own. By focusing upon the years when his artistic output was at its most intense, the exhibition âMario Schifano 1960 67' demonstrates the artist's extraordinary range of techniques and materials during this era. The works featured in the exhibition have important early provenance - some passing through the hands of legendary dealers like Giorgio Marconi and Ileana Sonnabend - others previously in inspired collections like Franchetti in Rome.
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