Bruno Lucchesi is active/lives in New York. Bruno Lucchesi is known for sculptor-genre figure.
A genre and figure sculptor, Bruno Lucchesi is known for his contemplative female figures and genre figure groups that "capture the fullness of life in the simplest details. (Reynolds 218)
Lucchesi was born in 1926 in Lucca, Italy, and was raised near Pisa in the small town of Fibbiano Montaino. He worked as a shepherd and then studied at a monastery in Lucca. During World War II, he was much influenced by a Yugoslavian sculptor who persuaded Lucchesi's peasant family to allow him to attend the Art Institute of Lucca. Following his studies there, he worked in Florence making commercial models and taught sculpture at the Academy of Florence.
In 1959, he emigrated with his new wife to New York City, and got a job making ceramics ... Displaying 750 of 6497 characters.