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date: 23 October 2019

Voltolina, Nello pseudonym: Novolocked

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1908, in Donada (Emilia Romagna); died 1944, in Padua.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Futurist group.

In his early days Nello Voltolina evolved an 'aeropainting' approach to colonial and religious subjects, which meant articulating painting 'around an abstract synthesis of the experience of flight' in Giovanni Lista's words, but later developed a more abstract style. Voltolina also did advertising work (signing himself as ...

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