Posts Tagged ‘L & M Arts’

Gunk Fathers

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Alberto Burri spent life rejecting—rejecting roles, rules, materials, explanations, nationalities, natural trajectories. The Italian artist went to Africa as a doctor in the 1940s, but ended up a prisoner of war in Texas. He abandoned medicine, took up painting, and returned to Rome upon his release,  becoming an Arte Povera practitioner before[…..]