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Period of activity
1950 - 1994
ca. 1950-1994 (Bénézit 2006)
Education
autodidact
Celant 1989
Active in
  • Turijn 1944 - 1986
    Merz groeit op in Turijn. In 1944-1945 belandt hij hier in de gevangenis wegens het verspreiden van vlugschriften. Tijdens zijn internering maakt hij talloze tekeningen. In 1954 eerste expositie in Turijn
  • Parijs 1945
    Celant 1989
  • Zwitserland 1959
    Celant 1989
  • Pisa 1960
    vestigde zich in Pisa (Celant 1989)
  • Berlijn 1973 - 1974
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
animal painting (genre), figure, abstraction, bird scene
de igloo werd vanaf 1968 zijn kenmerkende thema (Celant 1989)
Product
sculpture
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Arte Povera
Comment
Archivio Mario Merz. Beatrice Merz, Via della Consolata 12, 10122 Torino, Italia, tel. 011 - 4367197, Fax 011 - 4369025. Opgericht januari 1993. Zie brief van 29 maart 1994, afschrift op afdeling PD.
External links
Wikipedia Engels
Entered on: 1993-09-14; Modification on: 2017-12-14

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