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Renato Ranaldi

Renato Ranaldi was born in Florence in 1941, where he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1962. After a first phase of painting, he began to experiment with a variety of techniques from the end of the 1960s, taking part in Andrea Granchi and Sandro Chia’s Integral Music Theater and measuring himself up […] Read More

Cristina Pizzarro

Cristina Pizarro was born in 1947 in Santiago de Chile. After studying art at the University of Chile, she went to Europe in 1975. This experience, along with trips to the United States, lead her to deepen her personal practice and the sculptural language of the recent and remote past. Since the 1980s, the artist […] Read More

Klaus Munch

Klaus Münch was born in Freiburg in 1953. After completing his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara and the Academy of Munich, he decided to embrace Italy as his country of residence. In contact with cultural spheres of Turin, he turned his attention to artists such as Mario Merz and Gilberto Zorio, […] Read More

Vittorio Messina

Vittorio Messina (born in Zafferana Etnea, CT, in 1946) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Architecture of Rome. He begins his career in 1978-1979 with a solo exhibition at Sant’Agata dei Goti, an experimental space for Rome’s burgeoning art scene. In the 1980’s, his work focused on the environmental dimension […] Read More

Eliseo Mattiacci

Eliseo Mattiacci was born in Cagli (PS) in the Marche in 1940 and died in Fossombrone, Ps – Italia 2019 After studying at Cagli and Pesaro, he began an intense season of exhibitions, moving to Rome in 1964 and beginning to take part in the capital’s lively artistic milieu. Here he exhibited his first large […] Read More

Umberto Mastroianni

Umberto Mastroianni (Fontana Liri, FR, 1910 – Marino, RM, 1998) began his apprenticeship in Rome in the 1920s. In 1926 he moved to Turin. His training takes place at the height of the ‘novecentista’ trend, but his interest in Boccioni compels him to make different stylistic choices. From the works of the 1930s and 1940s, […] Read More

Sol Le Witt

The sculptor was born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1928 and died in New York in 2007. After studying at the Syracuse University in New York, LeWitt goes on to teach at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His drawings and geometric, modular structures are among the most authentic expressions of Minimalist Art, a […] Read More

Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis was born in Piraeus (Greece) in 1936 and moved to Rome in his twenties. He held his first solo exhibition in 1960 at the Galleria La Tartaruga and came into contact with young Roman artists who gravitated around this gallery.  These same years his paintings experimented with series of large letters, symbols and […] Read More

Antonio Gatto

Antonio Gatto was born in Calabria, in Trebisacce (CS), in 1941. He teaches in Rome and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Perugia. He has carried out many projects with the University of Cassino: from 1996 to 2001 the exhibitions and the conference, Tempo e forma nell’arte contemporanea, Spore, Inonia, and in 2006, Bruno […] Read More

Bizhan Bassiri

Born in Tehran (Iran) in 1954, Bassiri moved to Rome in 1975, where he attended the Academy of Fine Arts with the painter Toti Scialoja. Since the early 1990s, he has  worked intensively on writing texts for theater and, since 1995, has been carrying out permanent works in public spaces. His interests in matter and […] Read More

Cassino Museum of Contemporary Art – CAMUSAC

Cassino Museum of Contemporary Art –  CAMUSAC, Maria and Sergio Longo, 2013 Size: 7000 m2 (outside space); 1800 m2 (covered space)   CAMUSAC is a museum dedicated to contemporary visual arts and was founded in 2013.  Its purpose is to contribute to the growth and cultural development of Cassino and its surroundings. The Museum is located […] Read More

Umberto Mastroianni, Study for the Monument to Peace

Umberto Mastroianni, Fontana Liri (Fr, Italy) 1910 – Marino (Rm, Italy) 1998 Study for the Monument to Peace, 1974-1987 Weathering steel 4×3.50×4 m Location: Piazza XV Febbraio Owner: Municipality of Cassino   Executed in the early 1980’s, this work is a study for the larger sculpture located on the hillside of Montecassino, near Rocca Janula. The […] Read More

Sol Le Witt, Four Pillars

Sol LeWitt, Hartford (United States), 1928 – New York (United States), 2007 Four Pillars,1999 Concrete blocks 480x840x120 cm Location: Departments of Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio – green area Owner: University of Cassino and Southern Lazio   This sculpture stands at the center of the Departments of Engineering’s green area, on a slope with […] Read More

Vittorio Messina, Untitled

Vittorio Messina, Zafferana Etnea (CT, Italy), 1946 Untitled, 1999 Iron 100x100x50 cm Location:  University of Cassino and Southern Lazio – Departments of Engineering, atrium   The work is installed in the Engineering building. The work consists of about twenty, meter-long iron bars, arranged vertically on three sides at regular distances.  They form a structure with intentionally […] Read More

Renato Ranaldi, Attraversare (Royal Blue Ladder)

Renato Ranaldi, Florence, 1941 Attraversare (Blue Ladder), 1999 Wood and l blue tempera  300x600x40 cm Location: Departments of Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio The work is installed at the entrance of the Engineering building.  It consists of a blue wooden ladder which is horizontally suspended between one wall and another. Another double ladder […] Read More

Antonio Gatto, And it will never be less than being there

Antonio Gatto, Trebisacce (CS, Italy), 1941 And It Will Never Be Less Than Being There, 2001 Corinthian marble 146x56x250 cm Location: Entrance – Departments of Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio Owner: University of Cassino and Southern Lazio   Two blocks of marble, of equal width and height, have the geometric shape of a staircase; there […] Read More