(1939 - 2002)
Vanni Viviani was active/lived in Italy. Vanni Viviani is known for painting.
Vanni Viviani (1937-2002) was born in San Giacomo delle
Segnate in the province of Mantua. Already at a young age, he moved to
Bolzano and devoted himself to figurative painting and sculpture. In
1963, he went to Parma and joined the Emilio-Lombard Avant-garde group
of artists. In 1968, he settled in Milan.
A trip brought him to Brazil,
where he met the architect Oscar Niemeyer, who would become a close
friend of his. In 1988, he returned to his hometown, where he bought the
‘Ca di Pom’, a 19th century mansion, which he donated to the Fondazione
Banca Agricola Mantovana in 2002, in order to become a cultural center
and museum of his work after his death. (cko)