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Enamel on wood and aluminium,signed,titled and dated on the reverse, Signed, titled an dated 1967, cm100x60x4,3

Provenienza
La Chiocciola gallery,Padova

Soffitto (A 0072)

Since the beginning of his painting , which has already received recognition in 1960 with the award of Milan and San Fedele Prize Cesare da Sesto , reflects a quest to overcome academicism to investigate informal and constructive values ​​representative of the space. By integrating with rigorous planning , techniques of painting, drawing and sculpture , P. reveals the dynamics and relationships of form and matter : architectural interiors , definite places and at the same time imaginary rigidly geometric or biomorphic sculptures , symbiosis of architectural buildings and natural environments . After the series Architectures ( 1972 ) , which also uses steel cables and rods that interact with the painted canvas , P. draw with the usual design approach sets Window (1977) , Gates (1978) and the complex installation Poetically dwells man (1977), whose title refers to the verses of Hölderlin and inspired by Wittgenstein's project for the house of his sister ; Bias in the series ( since 1979 ) Two overlapping surfaces ( canvas and masonite , canvas and steel ) generate a system intersections of diagonals, open to different routing solutions . The three-dimensionality of the system, real or allusive , drawn by lines of force and chromatic , remains constant even in later works such as the number of plants and the apses ( 1979-84 ) , the iron structure painted Body building presented at the Biennial Venice in 1986 , the series on canvas Cinema ( 1987) and again in paintings such as Sainte Victoire Mountain (1993) , in which the color , prevailing on the sign, space offers new suggestions . Author of monumental works (Sound track, 1999, the headquarters of SNAM in San Donato Milanese ), P. has presented her work in numerous solo exhibitions: University of Parma (1984) , Gallery of Contemporary Art in Arezzo (1986 ) , G. Marconi Gallery in Milan (1993 , 2000, 2003 ), Palazzo Reale, Milan (1998) , Museum Bochum ( 1999) , Kulturhistorisches Museum in Stralsund ( 1999) , Galleria Fumagalli , Milan (2002) . In 2011, the Marconi Foundation in Milan has organized the exhibition Gianfranco Pardi . Unpublished 1977-1979 and 2010-2011 recent works , in which is documented the important cycle dedicated to the diagonals of the end next to a series of new work

One Artist Exibition :
It was founded in 1933 in Milan, where he died in 2012. Teaches at the European Institute of Design, the New Academy , the Domus Academy in Milan. First solo exhibition at the Gallery of Brescia Alberti ( 1959). Join "The narrative figuration dans l' art contemporaine " in Paris (1965) , " The Salon de la Jeune Peinture " in Paris (1968) , " The International Kunstmesse " in Basel (1970) , " 20 Artistas Italianos " at the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City ( 1971) , " Lines of artistic research in Italy 1960/1980 " at the Palace of Exhibitions in Rome (1981) , " Italian Art 1960/1980 " Hayward Gallery, London (1982 ) , the Venice Biennale (1986) , at the Milan Triennale (1986 , 1992) , the Rome Quadrennial (1986) , " Ten Years of acquisitions 1979/1989 " at the PAC in Milan (1987) , "Italian Contemporary Art " to Tawain (1990) , "Die Andere Richtung der Kunst " in Cologne (1998) , " Italian Pop Art " at Petr Gwyter Gallery in London (2000 ), "Towards the - river projects public spaces " in San Dona di Piave ( 2002) , "Drawings for sculpture " Patriothall to Edinburgh (2002) , " the Italian Sculpture of the twentieth Century" at the Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro ( 2005) , " non-iconic painting " in Mantua (2008) . About the Studio Marconi in Milan (1967 , 1969 , 1971 , 1976 , 1983) , the Galleria Foncke of Ghent (1969 , 1972) , the AAM Architecture and Modern Art in Milan (1977), the shows at the Market Sale in Milan ( 1982) , the Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco (1982), the Galleria Gio Marconi in Milan (1991 , 1998, 2000 , 2003) , the Frankfurter Westend Galerie in Frankfurt (1993, 1999) , the Royal Palace of Milan (1998). Among the permanent installations in urban spaces : the Hotel Bellevue in Malcesine ( 1988) , in Via XX Settembre in Rome ( 1995) , the SNAM San Donato Milanese ( 1999) , the Promatech in Bergamo ( 2003) , Farmafactoring Milan (2003 ) . Member of the National Academy of St. Luke in 2008.

Gianfranco* Pardi