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  • Carla Accardi

    Magazzino Roma

    Carla Accardi began her career as a painter in the late ’40s, and her work has shown ceaseless vitality ever since. When the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris simultaneously hosted a retrospective of her work and a group show of young painters last year, it was Accardi who came across as the youngest in spirit. Her pictorial marks are energetic elements that imbue the surface with dynamism and the luminous power of color.

    In the ’60s Accardi experimented with the additive law of pictorial color, according to which two contrasting tones of the same strength increase in luminosity when

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