ANTONIETTA RAPHAEL 1/4 – Born in Lithuania, by Jewish parents and grow up in London (where he learned the secrets of sculpture by Jacob Epstein), Paris and Rome. Attend the Academy of Fine Arts and married an Italian painter, generating three daughters creative: a journalist, a writer and a designer. She produced portraits and landscapes, always characterised by a formal simplification. What you can observe, they are combined compositive deformations, suspended in between the Naïve and the Chagallian oneiric fantasy.
ANTONIETTA RAPHAEL 2/4 – An artistic vocation, hers, which ranges – so academically unorthodox – from painting to sculpture. She is a woman with a strong and lively personality, the one that leads her to meet and talk with Chagall and de Chirico. It will be in a Roman house, with a garden and enough space to experience her creative thirst, that she found the strongest creative suggestions.
ANTONIETTA RAPHAEL 3/4 – Only since 1952, her unconventional way of creating found positive feedback from the public to the art critics. Her intellectual curiosity, pushes her to know artists and writers, including Guttuso and Montale, Sinisgalli and pen.
ANTONIETTA RAPHAEL 4/4 – Looking at her paintings, you too will be led to understand the unexpected and mysterious links between the subjects that she realizes and the context within which they are enclosed. Will be in Rome, with its Mediterranean colors, she will focus her artistic revelation. Her most joyful paintings, they are “Homage to Picasso” and “Great Concert on Lake Vico”.
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