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Artist of the moment……Giulio Turcato

Giulio Turcato was an Italian painter renown for his abstract works. Giulio Turcato was born in Montova, Italy in the year 1912.

For his artistic education Turcato attended the Venice Academy School of Nude Studies located in Venice, Italy.

After his schooling he was able to find work at an architecture firm.

Growing up he had a weak heart and spent much time in hospital. Picasso and the Cubist movement inspired Turcato during this time period.

Turcato went on to become a key figure and founder of many abstract movements that took place in Europe.

Gulio Turcato was part of the 1942 Venice Biennial.

Turcato passed away in 1995.

Price range information: The artist worked as a printmaker and also in mediums including acrylics, oils, collage, and watercolor. Works range from $5,000 to $80,000.

In this clip we view a show from 2012:

I love the shapes that this abstract artist uses and sometimes layers on top of each other giving the work a feeling of dimension and fluidity.

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