Campigli and the Etruscans

A Pagan Happiness

  • Edited by Franco Calarota
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 23 x 28 cm
  • Pages 272
  • Illustrations 120
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2021
  • ISBN 9788836649341
  • Price € 39,00  € 37,05
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Abstract

“[…] A pagan happiness entered my paintings in the spirit of both my subjects and work, which became freer and more lyrical”. These are the words used by Massimo Campigli himself to describe his visit to the Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome in 1928. He attributed to this event a fundamental value for the development of the mature phase of his artistic production.
This catalog compares a specific selection of Campigli’s works with Etruscan finds, with which they naturally share atmospheres, signs and colors. This innovative and learned analysis brings about the opportunity to present for the first time to the public valuable archaeological items, mostly unpublished and to date preserved in the deposits of the Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la provincia di Viterbo e per l’Etruria Meridionale.

Venice, ACP - Palazzo Franchetti, May - September 2021

Contents

I Feel Like I Have Always Loved It – Massimo Campigli and Etruscan Art
Martina Corgnati

Massimo Campigli and the Etruscans: A Dialogue in Pictures
Daniele Federico Maras

The Etruscans and their Art: Some Background
Leonardo Bochicchio, Simona Carosi

Primitivisms for the Avant-Garde
Enrico Mascelloni

A 20th-Century International Artist’s Career. Massimo Campigli between Germany, Italy, France, Romania, and America
Eva Weiss

Massimo Campigli

The Etruscans

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