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Luciano Fabro

 (1936 - 2007)
Luciano Fabro was active/lived in Italy, France.  Luciano Fabro is known for found object assemblage, sculpture relief-'arte provera'.

Luciano Fabro

Following is the obituary of the artist from The Independent, July 2007, London, England.

Luciano Fabro, artist: born Turin 20 November 1936; married (one daughter); died Milan 22 June 2007.

In September 2006, an article in the Daily Mail revealed details of Tate Modern's acquisitions budget for the previous year.  Amid general outrage, one purchase came in for particular scorn: a three-metre-high pillar of bronze and perspex that had cost the gallery £400,000 and which the newspaper dubbed "the world's most expensive hat-stand". This sculpture, called Piede ("Foot"), was one of the key works of the Italian artist Luciano Fabro.

An irony of the story, overlooked by the Mail, was that Fab  ...  Displaying 750 of 6503 characters.

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About  Luciano Fabro

Born:  1936 - Turin, Italy
Died:   2007 - Milan, Italy
Known for:  found object assemblage, sculpture relief-'arte provera'