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CLEMENTE, Francesco (<i>born</i> 1952), Painter, pastellist, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLEMENTE, Francesco (born 1952), Painter, pastellist, watercolourist, engraver

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Italian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1952, in Naples.

Painter, pastellist, watercolourist, engraver. Figures, portraits, flowers.

Transavanguardia..

Francesco Clemente lives in three cities, New York, Rome and Chennai. He is very typical of the Italian movement of the late 1970s, the 'Transavantgardia' as it was called by the critic Achille Bonito-Oliva. This movement seeks to reject the idea of linear development in art

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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