Gino Scarpa, Italian/Norwegian (1924 - )

Gino Scarap

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.

Since debututstillingen in Venice in 1946, Gino Scarpa labored as a painter , printmaker and billedhogger . He has taken part in a Mengde utstillinger the inn and Utland and hatt a long REKKE utsmykningsoppgaver and attracted a number of awards . Scarpa also illustrert more Boeker as ' Steppeulven ' for the Norwegian Bokklubben and ' The skjeggete bride "and" I was Marco Polo " , both av Tor Åge Bring Worth.

Scarpa imagery are preget av safe handicrafts and a decorative and imaginative figurative style . Motivene shows often excessively elongated kvinneskikkelser and acts with a lett mysterious and erotic uttrykk , willingly kombinert with elements of Italian pure sense and classical mythology.

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.

Scarpa is innkjøpt av one Mengde public collections , amongst others Museo Internazionale d' Arte Moderna in Venice and Rome , National Gallery , Riksgalleriet , Arts Council Norway , The Museum of Contemporary Art , Malmo in Oslo , the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence , Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen , Malmö Museum , Bergen Photo Gallery, the fixed gallery in Trondheim and Statoil art collection.

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