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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1933, in Biella (Piedmont).

Painter, sculptor, installation artist, photographer, writer.

Arte Povera.

The son of an art restorer, Michelangelo Pistoletto lives and works in Turin, and also teaches at the academy of fine arts in Vienna.Pistoletto's early works, painted during the 1950s, consisted of self-portraits against a monochrome background that revealed an interest in the work of Francis Bacon. He made his name from ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1943.

Painter, draughtsman, photographer.

Arte Povera.

Prini lives and works in Rome. From 1965 to 1971, he worked in an Arte Povera vein. Exhibiting very little, he has adopted a quasi-radical, almost clandestine stance towards the art world. The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Strasbourg organised an exhibition for him in ...