Franco Fossa - engraving of man alone

Signed 14/50

Fossa gives us an image in three overlapping schedules : the man, the man in the group underdog , the men who move side by side in the sign of its strength and dignity. It's almost a picture " pedagogical ", where he proposes and solves the problem of man symbolically within the contradictions of contemporary society.

Mario De Micheli , 1973

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Born in Milan in 1924 , Franco Fossa scored the contemporary art becoming part in the vein of existential realism which are associated with the great names of the masters of Italian art.

Franco Fossa has dedicated his entire life to the Art of Sculpture both creative and educational , with extraordinary sensitivity and attention to social problems and for the man now the subject of consumerism and myths ephemeral American way of life that were invading Italy .

From the studies Umanitaria Milan and then at the Higher Institute for Artistic Industries in Monza where he as a teacher Marino Marini, to get a diploma at the Brera Academy in Milan after following , among others , the courses of James Manzu and Francesco Messina. After having participated in 1948 at the Brera Academy Award Medardo Rosso , order his first solo exhibition in 1949 at the Cultural Center of Rho by allowing it to presence in many national competitions including the Premio Suzzara : Septic participated in three editions of the historic event in 1952 , in 1958 and in 1960 his work was marked by the jury. In 1982, realized in Busto Arsizio in square Galiberti the monument to the Victims of Labour in 1999 and the Civic Gallery of Modern Art organized a comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Gallarate .

His works are in major museums and art collections . He died in 2010 in Rho

  • Period XX
  • Width 20.3 in
  • Height 28.3 in


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