Archive for July 8, 2015

Artist of the moment……..Piero Sadun



Piero Sadun was an Italian artist renown for his abstract painting. Piero Sadun was born in Siena, Italy in the year 1919.

Sadun served as an apprentice in the Primo Conti studio located in Florence, Italy.

For a period of time he experimented with realism and enjoyed painted scenes of the circus and also cats.

The artist was the lead professor at the L’Aquila Fine Arts Academy.

Piero Sadun passed away in 1974 at the age of 55 years of age.

Price range information: The artist has worked in watercolors, oils, charcoal, mixed media and occasionally sculpture. Prices range from $5,000 to $40,000.

Sadun was part of the 1960 Venice Biennial.




Artist of the moment……..Photographer Franco Fontana




Franco Fontana is a modern Italian photographer renown for his works that consist of basic geometric shapes. Franco Fontana was born in Modena, Italy in the year 1933. The artist also creates paintings from time to time.

The artist has seen his work used in the music industry for album covers.

In this clip a great interview with Fontana. We also accompany the artist to an outdoor landscape shoot:

Fontana has worked in many genres including the human figure, landscapes, and fashion. For most of his work he relied on 35 mm cameras.

The artist has enjoyed a great deal of commercial success and has seen his work appear in advertising campaigns of the nations largest companies over his lengthy career.

His works can be found in more than 60 museums around the globe.

Price range information: Most works range from $1,000 to $10,000.

My favorite works of this artist are his images of the female figure shot with the basic shapes seen in the swimming pool.

We close by checking out some Fontana’s wonderful landscape imagery: