Arturo Carmassi

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Arturo Carmassi
Arturo Carmassi.jpg
Born(1925-07-02)2 July 1925
Lucca, Italy
Died27 January 2015(2015-01-27) (aged 89)

Arturo Carmassi (2 July 1925 – 27 January 2015) was an Italian sculptor and painter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Lucca, Carmassi studied at the Accademia Albertina in Turin, and held his first exhibition in 1948.[1] In 1950 he moved to Milan, where he embraced informalism.[2] Exhibitions of his works held around the world include the Venice Biennale, the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Antwerp Biennale of Sculpture and the São Paulo Art Biennial.[1]


  1. ^ a b "E' morto l'artista Arturo Carmassi". La Nazione. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ Grasso, Sebastiano (10 May 1997). "Fra le corde di Carmassi". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 31 January 2015.

Further reading[edit]

  • Micieli, Nicola. "Carmassi: l’ossessione del segno e il debito collettivo di Duchamp", in ContemporArt. Issue 77, January 2014.