The perfect present :
Artsper's gift card

Mario Comensoli

Born in: 1922

Switzerland

Biography

Translation in progress

Swiss artist with Italian origin, he is considered as a great exponent of the pictorial realism. He lived a hard childhood in the suburbs of Lugano, releasing himself through art: he was a talented and self-taught boy, therefore he won a scholarship thanks to which he attended the Kunstgewerbeschule and the ETH in Zurich. After the academic career, before moving to Zurich, he made several trips to Paris where he met many great artists, fascinated from the poetic of cubism. In the Helvetic metropolis, he developed his personal artistic journey that had its roots in the social reality. His favorite subjects were the immigrants from southern Italy, the outsiders and the seventies and eighties’ youth: people outside the box, observed with curiosity and empathy by the painter.

A few years before his death, Comensoli received a tribute to his art with a major exhibition at the Kunsthaus of Zurich. After his death, cities like Lugano, Milano, Bologna, Losanna and Locarno organized prestigious retrospectives.

Read more
    Tags
  • Drawing

  • Drawing Everyday life

  • Swiss Artist

Share this artist

Mario Comensoli, Musicisti, Drawing

Mario Comensoli

Musicisti, 1984
47 x 35 cm
Drawing

€950

Mario Comensoli doesn’t have any exhibitions.

We’re sorry but the artist doesn’t currently have any exhibitions.
Follow Mario Comensoli to receive a notification as soon as new exhibitions are added.

  • Similar artists