Introduction
Antonio Corpora (1909–2004) was a Tunisian born Italian painter who followed the Tachisme style of Abstract art.Corpora was born in Tunis, Tunisia on August 15, 1909 to Sicilian parents. He trained at the Tunis Academy under the mentorship of Armand Vergeaud. In 1930, Corpora moved to Paris, eventually settling in Rome in 1939. In Rome, Corpora joined the Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, a post-cubist Italian art movement. In the 1930s, Corpora's style was abstract and geometric, heavily influenced by Cubism and Fauvism. His work later shifted more towards abstract expressionism and Tachisme.Corpora exhibited his work at the Venice Biennale four times, including a solo show in 1960.Corpora died in Rome on September 5, 2004 at the age of 95.
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Q470314
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Nationality
Italian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter
Name
Antonio Corpora
Ulan
500032956
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