Alberto Burri

1915, Citta di Castello, Italy – 1995, Nice, France


White S – 64, 1964

Mixed media on Masonite, 38 x 92 cm

Acquisition: Donation, 1966

Reference: 01078


Burri’s arrangement with the National Committee for Fine Arts in Rome, and especially good relations with gallery owner and painter Mario Penelope, concluded in receiving Buri’s painting. Onward communication with the artist was continued via mail.


Alberto Burri (12 March 1915 – 13 February 1995) was an Italian visual artist, painter, sculptor, and physician based in Città di Castello. He is associated with the matterism of the European informal art movement and described his style as a polymaterialist. He had connections with Lucio Fontana’s spatialism and, with Antoni Tàpies, an influence on the revival of the art of post-war assembly in America (Robert Rauschenberg) as in Europe.

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1933, Modena, Italy


Italian Landscape 2, 1975

Color photography on paper, 24 x 36cm

Edition: inscribed b.l. Italian Landscape; b.r. Franco Fontana 75

Acquisition: Donation by the artist

Reference: 03080

1936, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blue Painting 2, 1969

Oil on canvas, 138 x 200cm

Acquisition: Donation

Reference: 01824


Born in Rome | 1927 – 2005

We present artworks signed by Piero Dorazio included in the collection of MoCA:
Untitled 1, 1974, silkscreen on paper, 51/66, 51 х 66см. | Untitled 2, 1974, silkscreen on paper, a.p., 86x60cm


Born in Taranto| 1932


Cube, 1966

plastic, 40x38x38cm

| Italy |

Born 1918 in Catanzaro – died 2006 in Milan. Studied art in Naples and held a Fulbright scholarship (1951–52) at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Upon his return to Italy in 1953 Rotella abandoned painting for his signature décollages and assemblages, into which he incorporated textiles and other materials. Later he experimented with acrylic paint and photographic elements. He is best known for his “double décollages,” which he crafted by ripping posters (particularly movie advertisements) off exterior walls, attaching the fragments to canvases, and then tearing off smaller pieces from the posters to create colorful, often amusing, collages. He was the only Italian artist formally linked to the French Nouveau Réalistes artists, with whom he exhibited in the 1960s.

We present artwork signed by Mimmo Rotella included in the collection of MoCA:
The Great Lovers, 1972, lithograph on paper, 48,5 х 66cm

1940, Padua, Italy


Yugoslavia, 1976

oil on canvas, 200 х 99 cm

Acquisition: Gift by the artist

Reference: 02352

| Italy |

Born in Udine | 1906 – 1983

We present artwork signed by Marcello Mascherini included in the collection of MoCA:
Seating Nude, 1954, bronze, 57х43х30cm

| Italy |

Born in Florence | 1906 – 1998

We present artwork signed by Luigi Montanarini included in the collection of MoCA:
Composition 2, 1962, oil on canvas, 97 х 130cm

| Italy|

Born in Milan | 1914 – 2002

We present artwork signed Lorenzo Guerrini included in the collection of MoCA:
Bronzeto 4/12, 1952, bronze, 11x11x2,5cm