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CAPPELLO, Carmelo (1912 - 1996), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPPELLO, Carmelo (1912 - 1996), Sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, in Ragusa (Sicily); died 1996, in Milan.


Cappello studied art first in Sicily, and then in Rome. He won a bursary, and used it to continue his training with Marino Marini at the Monza Institute of Higher Education. He lived and worked in Milan.

After a period of hesitation and experimentation, he developed his own, highly personal, form of abstraction,

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