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Silvana Cenci

 (1916 - 2000)
Silvana Cenci was active/lived in Oregon, Maine / Italy.  Silvana Cenci is known for explosively formed sculpture.

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Silvana Cenci


Submitted by Robyn Smith, friend of Silvana Cenci and her son, C. Church of Gray, Maine.

Silvana Cenci

Born in Florence, Italy, Silvana Cenci began her career as a sculptor in the classic modern style, post World War II.  In 1963, after having moved to the United States, she developed her technique of explosively formed sculpture which established her reputation, earning her both awards and media attention.

Cenci, born in 1916, attended the Academia Delle Belle Arti in Florence, 1946-49 and the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris, 1949-50.  She trained under a classical art curricula in fresco and sculpture, focusing primarily on large-scale work.  In 1950 she married artist Stuart Hoffman Church   ...  Displaying 750 of 9327 characters.




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About  Silvana Cenci

Born:  1916 - Florence, Italy
Died:   2000 - Maine
Known for:  explosively formed sculpture