Giorgio Scalco

Italian, b. 1929

Apple (Meli Lamela), 1971
Oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (framed 21 x 21 inches)

Signed and dated Scalco ‘71, lower right; titled on labels on reverse


Giogio Scalco was born in Schio, Italy in 1929. He studied at the Universita Cattolica of Milan and at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. Scalco worked as a stage and set designer in Rome until 1960, when he began painting full-time. He soon gained gallery representation throughout Europe and America, including Guildhall Gallery in Chicago. Scalco exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris, Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum of Berlin and the Panorama Museum at Bad Frankenhausen, Germany, among others. From 1968 to 1982, he was a professor of art at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. Presently, Scalco resides in Rome.

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