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Antonio Cantamesse

Born in: 1950


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Born in Lodi in 1950 - He lives in Brianza (Italy)

Architect - Professor of art history - Painter - Writer - Art and literary critic - Ordinary member P.E.N. Poets Essayst Novelist (Pen Club Italy) - Associated author S.I.A.E. Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (Music Section, pseudonym: Campiello). Published volumes: Sentiments for Venice (1983) - Tracce dinamiche (1984) - Protagonists & Protagonisms (1993).

Volumes related to painting: The archaic semantics of Antonio Cantamesse (1984) - The ostensories of Cantamesse (1985) - Antonio Cantamesse painter - Totems and other works (1988).

The first pictorial period, characterized by the experience of a new abstract symbolism with cycles: Internal contrasts - Horoscope - The archaic semantics - The ostensors - The totems, had a significant recognition with the personal exhibition at Villa Erba di Cernobbio from 2 to July 31, 1988; then, in the cycles: Events - Exoplanets - Rimandi - Plants - Contaminations - 100%, he gradually embraced as a natural evolution a new type of abstract expressionism, well revealed with the solo exhibition at the Civic Gallery of Seregno from 3 to 11 December 2016 " A painting as a cultural gesture".

Numerous national prizes have been awarded to his works.

Inserted in the "Lombardia Beni Culturali" catalog (portal of Lombard cultural heritage):

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