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Conrad Marca-Relli

 (1913 - 2000)
Conrad Marca-Relli was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Italy.  Conrad MarcaRelli is known for canvas collage, surreal cityscape.

Conrad Marca-Relli

Following is a copy of the obituary of Conrad Marca-Relli from The New York Times:

"Conrad Marca-Relli, Collagist and Painter, Dies at 87"
August 31, 2000

Conrad Marca-Relli, an American artist linked to Abstract Expressionism and known for making large patchwork collages of cut pieces of canvas, died Tuesday at his home in Parma, Italy.  He was 87.

In 1967, when the Whitney Museum of American Art organized a retrospective of Mr. Marca-Relli's work, the show's curator, William Agee, said, "Marca-Relli's achievement has been to raise collage to a scale and complexity equal to that of monumental painting."

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About  Conrad Marca-Relli

Born:  1913 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   2000 - Parma, Italy
Known for:  canvas collage, surreal cityscape