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Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana was an Argentine painter and sculptor. He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.

Born in Rosario, of Italian parents,Sarah Whitfield, Lucio Fontana, University of California Press, 2000, p68. ISBN 0520226224Richard Kostelanetz, H. R. Brittain, A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, Routledge, 2001, p216. ISBN 0415937647 Fontana spent the first years of his life in Italy and came back to Argentina in 1905, where he stayed until 1922, working as a sculptor along with his father, and then on his own.

Fontana's works can be found in the permanent collections of more than one hundred museums around the world. He was the sculptor of the bust of Ovidio Lagos, founder of the La Capital newspaper, in Carrara marble.

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Fondazione Lucio Fontana

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