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BONALUMI, Agostino (<i>born</i> 1935), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONALUMI, Agostino (born 1935), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1935, in Vimercate (Lombardy).

Painter, sculptor.

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Agostino Bonalumi studied technical drawing in Milan prior to taking up sculpture. In 1960, he joined forces with Enrico Castellani and Piero Manzoni, subscribing to their notion of monochrome 'paintings in relief'. These experiments with materials and subject matter were in tune with the work of Lucio Fontana, although the Bonalumi-Castellani-Manzoni approach tended more

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