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Carla Accardi

 (1924 - 2014)
Carla Accardi was active/lived in Italy.  Carla Accardi is known for abstract painting on plastic.

Carla Accardi

Carla Accardi
b. 1924, Trapani, Italy

Born on October 9, 1924, in Trapani, Italy, Carla Accardi trained as a painter at the Accademia di belle arti, Florence, before moving to Rome in 1946. Accardi quickly became part of the inner circle of the Art Club and was a frequent visitor to Pietro Consagra's studio. There she met the artists with whom she would establish the influential postwar group Forma 1 (Form 1, 1947-51): Consagra, Piero Dorazio, Mino Guerrini, Achille Perilli, Antonio Sanfilippo (whom she would marry), and Giulio Turcato.

The group's manifesto, which Accardi signed in 1947, called for reconciling Marxist politics with abstract art. The group's first exhibition occurred in Rome in 1947, and Accardi's first so  ...  Displaying 750 of 4404 characters.

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About  Carla Accardi

Born:  1924 - Trapani, Italy
Died:   2014
Known for:  abstract painting on plastic