Gino Lorcini is active/lives in Ontario, Quebec / Canada, England. Gino Lorcini is known for abstract metal sculpture, teaching.
Biography Gino Lorcini
Born in Plymouth, England in 1923, Gino Lorcini emigrated to Canada when he was 25. His youthful years living in Montreal during the 1950s and 60s had a tremendous impact on his artistic development. Lorcini studied with former Group of Seven painter Arthur Lismer at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and met and befriended such artists as Yves Gaucher, Guido Molinari, Claude Tousignant, and Jean McEwen.
He was also introduced to the writings of American artist Charles Biederman, whose theories about expressing the inherent structures of nature through “colour, plane and form”1 resonate in his early attempts to produce abstract sculpture.
Lorcini did not immediately seek out metal as his sculptural medium. Working first in dim
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