(1893 - 1951)
Mario Bacchelli was active/lived in Tennessee / Italy, Argentina. Mario Bacchelli is known for landscape and landmark painting, teaching.
Biography Mario Bacchelli
The following article was written and submitted by Ken Hall. It was published in The Downtowner Magazine, Memphis, September 2002.
From Bologna to Beale Street
By Ken Hall
Mario Bacchelli's road from Bologna to Beale Street was as adventurous and unpredictable as any novel or screenplay. But to Memphis he finally came and he embraced his new home with a passion.
From 1948 until 1951 this internationally renowned Italian painter captured the spirit of earthy, vibrant, largely ignored ethnic cultures of Memphis on canvas and paper. During this time Bacchelli was a favorite party guest, zipping around town on his red motorcycle from art opening to cocktail party to juke joint and back to c
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