Born in Milan on
October 22 - 1939.
Graduated at the Fine Arts Academy of Milan on 1961 where he was
a student of Carlo Carrà.
Acquired the degree in Architecture in 1967, he continued painting
in spite of his professional duties that called him in different
After his transfer in France (1998) he had the possibility to
entirely concentrate on painting.
Assuming that a definition may have any sense, the artist's style
could be stated as :
« non traditional figurative ».
The way of painting is clean, linear, agile. The borders are almost
The vision is global, but certain details grab the attention giving
to the paintings the tone of the emotion.
The colours are very often hand-made and obtained by mixing natural
powders and oïl or water.
Amongst his techiques, that one of the distemper on sand is partcularly
noticeable. The artist glues a thin layer of sand over the canvas,
or the paper, and then paints on it.
According to the incidence of light, the small grains of sand
give different reflections to the colours thus modifying the painting
in its whole.
The artist's view over reality is converted into a dream that
he wants us to share with him.
One perceives the emotion, the essence of a landscape, the soul
of a portrait.
At the end, make art is nothing else than let the others dream.