Arduino Cantafora

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Arduino Cantafora (Milan, November 8, 1945), Italian-Swiss architect, painter, and writer.

Biography[edit]

Graduated at the Politecnico di Milano, he became renowned for his paintings with Renaissance influence, inspired by Giorgio de Chirico. He became acquainted with Aldo Rossi, of whom he was a pupil.[1]

In the 1990s, he designed scenery for operas: Perseus and Andromeda at La Scala (1991) and Mozart's Don Giovanni in Aix-en-Provence (1993).[2]

He has taught at Yale University,[1] IUAV, Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio,[1] and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).[2][3]

He is naturalized as a Swiss citizen.

Publications[edit]

  • Quindici stanze per una casa (1988)[4]
  • La pomme d'Adrien (2002)[5]
  • Le stanze della vita (2004)[5]
  • L'architecture du corps (2006, with Charles Duboux)[6]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Biography of Arduino Cantafora". Retrieved Aug 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Biography of Arduino Cantafora". Retrieved Aug 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ Arduino Cantafora at EPFL
  4. ^ Arduino Cantàfora (1988). Quindici stanze per una casa. Turin: Einaudi. ISBN 9788806599942. 
  5. ^ a b "Publications of Arduino Cantafora". EPFL. Retrieved Aug 25, 2012. 
  6. ^ L'architecture du corps

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