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Leon Ferrari

 (1920 - 2013)
Leon Ferrari was active/lived in Argentina, Brazil.  Leon Ferrari is known for mixed media social themed artwork, conceptualism, ceramics.

Biography  
Leon Ferrari


Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.

"Leon Ferrari, Provocative Argentine Conceptual Artist, Dies at 92"
By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Published: July 31, 2013
   
León Ferrari, an iconoclastic Argentine conceptual artist who marshaled ceramics, sculpture and poems as "revolutionary weapons" against war, government and religion, died last Thursday in Buenos Aires. He was 92.

The Sicardi Gallery in Houston, which has shown his work, announced the death.

In 2004 in Buenos Aires Mr. Ferrari displayed statues of the Virgin Mary in a blender, little saints in baby bottles and Christ figures in a toaster to demonstrate his belief that people are force-fed religion. Archbishop Jorge Ma  ...  Displaying 750 of 6777 characters.



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About  Leon Ferrari

Born:  1920 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died:   2013 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Known for:  mixed media social themed artwork, conceptualism, ceramics