clean and essential line of his figures, filled with expressive and
introspective values have won him numerous prizes including: the 1948
first prize for drawing from the commission for the 24th Art Biennial;
the 1949 first prize from the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation; the 1956
first prize in painting from the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation; and the
1961 first prize in landscape painting at the international
Sergi began to teach in the
1950s. However, it was, above all, a time when he was gradually
distancing himself from figurative art and moving towards Spatialism.
It was the moment of change, the beginning of what the artist himself
has defined as an extra-formal itinerary.
Although still tied
to the nature of the Venetian landscape, he has attempted to interpret
it with a new aesthetic spatiality, thus creating works of great poetry
and characterized by his original, artistic cipher.
in the 1960s and 1970s are dedicated to experimentation, the challenge
of color, and a study of light. It was during this period that he
dedicated himself to creations in glass. The 1980s and 1990s
were marked by a return to the themes of his youth: figures, portraits,
still lifes, landscapes and again glass sculptures.
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