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Cosmo Campoli

 (1923 - 1996)
Cosmo Campoli was active/lived in Illinois, Indiana.  Cosmo Campoli is known for modernist, primitive sculpture.

Biography   Cosmo Campoli


Cosmo Campoli (March 21, 1923 - December 15, 1997)[1] was a Chicago sculptor, specializing in strong, surreal bird and egg imagery. He was hampered in later years by bipolar disorder.

Cosmo Campoli exhibited a sculpture, The Birth of Death, in the 1959 show, "Images of Man" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among other notable artists as Karel Appel, Leon Golub, and Alberto Giacometti.

However, at this time he also became "confused", as he put it, and his bipolar disorder manifested. Unable to keep up a steady pace of work, he nevertheless taught sculpture at the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology and exhibited with the Chicago Imagists at the Hyde Park Art Center.

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