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MANZONI, Piero (1933 - 1963), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MANZONI, Piero (1933 - 1963), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 13 July 1933, in Soncino, near Cremona; died 6 February 1963, in Milan.

Painter, sculptor.

Body Art, Conceptual Art.

Nuclear Group.

After conventional studies, Piero Manzoni published a manifesto in 1956 in Milan, Towards the Discovery of a Zone of Images, which starts by taking a theoretical stand. In 1957, he discovered the blue monochrome pictures of Yves

Reference Entry.  2288 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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