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Lucio Fontana, Master of Space and Light

Lucio Fontana, Master of Space and Light
By Euronews

Lucio Fontana was one of the most influential Italian artists of the mid-twentieth century.

The art exhibition in Milan is focused on Lucio Fontana’s pioneering work in the realm of installation art, with a selection of his seminal Ambienti spaziali seen together for the first time that highlights the farsighted, innovative genius of this twentieth-century master.

Visitors have the opportunity to experience and enjoy this less familiar part of Fontana’s oeuvre for the first time, in an unprecedented presentation that reveals their historical importance while conveying their contemporary nature and innovative power.

Fontana dedicated his entire career to investigating the concepts of space, light, the void and the cosmos. His work radically transformed our conception of painting, sculpture, and space by transcending the two-dimensionality of the canvas, and foreshadowed many movements of the 1960s and 1970s, like Arte Povera, Conceptualism, Land Art and Environmental art.