Mino Maccari (Italian 1898 - 1989) Oil/Canvas. Sight Size: 13.5 x 17.5 inches. Some wear to the left side of the painting (see photo). In the early Thirties, he became editor-in-chief of La Stampa in Turin, working alongside the director, Malaparte. In 1931 he took part in the first Quadrennial in Rome (which he was to repeat in 1951 and in 1955). In 1932 Il Selvaggio moved to Rome. In 1938 he was invited to the XXI Venice Biennial, where he had his own exhibition room. In the same year he contributed to Longanesi's Omnibus and also held an exhibition of his work at the Arcobaleno in Venice. In 1943 he had a one-man exhibition at Palazzo Massimo in Rome and at the Dux Exhibition in Cinquale di Montignoso. In 1948 he again exhibited at the Venice Biennial where he was awarded the international prize for etching (which he was to win again in 1950, 1952, 1960 and 1962). At the end of the Forties he started contributing to the liberal magazine Il Mondo, directed by Pannunzio, which he continued to do until 1963. In 1955 he exhibited at the Sao Paulo Art Biennial* (Brazil). In 1962 he was appointed president of the Accademia dei Lincei. Then, in 1963, he held a personal exhibition in New York at Gallery 63, and in 1967 he took part in the Mostra d'Arte Moderna in Italia 1915-1935 (Exhibition of Modern Art in Italy from 1915-1935"), held in the Strozzi Palace in Florence. There followed a series of personal exhibitions and international exhibitions of graphic design, including the 1977 exhibition in Siena, where a one-man exhibition dedicated to his work was held at Palazzo Pubblico.
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