Marino Alfonso Mafonso is active/lives in Italy. Marino Mafonso is known for painting.
Biography Marino Mafonso
Born in Frattaminore (Na) in 1948, lives and works in Caserta.
Self-taught, began his artistic career in the early 70s living between Switzerland (Altdorf) and Italy (Rome - Milan).
In those years ('72-'74) he made a series of works focused on the recovery of artifacts through the use of colors using a paint brush and an instinctive -lyrical-primitivism painting style (cycle of works entitled Alla maniera degli altri).
He referred to Leonardo da Vinci when he said that the painting is a mental thing and also to Picasso, De Chirico, Campigli and Mondrian (first mode).
In the late 70's, he was in Rome, and was one of the founders of the group COSA MENTALE; presented from Maurizio Fagiolo Dell'Arco
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