• Pietro Consagra

    Galleria dello Scudo/Museo di Castelvecchio

    Pietro Consagra, who died in 2005, was one of the most interesting Italian artists working in abstract sculpture during the postwar period. “Necessità del colore: sculture e dipinti 1964–2000” (Necessity of Color: Sculptures and Paintings 1964–2000), the exhibition at Galleria dello Scudo, focused above all on work from the ’60s and ’70s. More of Consagra’s work, including some very large-scale pieces, could be seen concurrently at the Museo di Castelvecchio. Together, the gallery and the museum have published a weighty catalogue that documents in depth this rich creative phase in the artist’s

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