Gino Scarpa, also known as Gino Luigi Ettore Scarpa, was born in Venice Italy in 1924, though for most of his career he was active in Denmark. Before devoting himself to painting and sculpting, Scarpa studied architecture.
In 1945 he decided to become a painter and by 1953 he was teaching the history of art in Bressanone until 1957. His art would explore the use of mixed media and complex combinations of materials such as cement and copper. His abstractions were inspired by his study of ancient Scandinavian rune stones.
Scarpa has appeared at the Venice Biennale in 1948 and the Rome Quadriennale in 1948 and 1959, as well as numerous other major collective exhibitions. His work can also be found in museums and galleries in Bolzano, Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Trento, Venice, and Vienna.
Gino Scarpa (born November 8, 1924 in Venezia in Italia) is an Italian-Norwegian artist solid bosatt in Oslo since 1970 and Norwegian citizen since 1978.
Gino Scarpa studerte architecture in Venice from 1945 to 1949 and grafikk in Malmö 1964-1966.
Gino Scarpa has hatt more separatutstillinger in Italia , Østerrike , Germany, Belgia , France, Norway, Denmark , Sweden, USA and Latin America. He has also calling taken part in biennials in Venice , International Regulations grafikkbiennaler in Krakow , Ljubljana , Fredrikstad, Frechen, Lignano , Heidelberg, Catania and International Regulations grafikk and maleriutstillinger in New York, San Francisco , Detroit, Michigan, Chicago, Roma, Venezia, Florence, Brussels , Paris , Belgrade, Copenhagen , Basel, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Visual in Oslo , National art exhibitions , Gallery F 15 and Henie Onstad Art Centre.