Pop Art’s Italian incarnation: Mario Schifano

Feb 15, 2021 230

BY: Hazel Shahgholi

When one thinks of Italian art there is a kind of uncontrollable brain switch that immediately brings to mind the likes of Michelangelo and other High Renaissance painters and sculptors who are still considered as some of the greatest artists of all time.

As a tourist you imagine the ruins of the Coliseum and experiencing the wonderment of the Sistine Chapel and stunning frescos in a country steeped in art history, rather than the grubby Beatnik streets of NYC, where Schifano’s art would be profoundly influenced.

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