MARGINALIA

Four Calabrian artists who trained during the 1970s, four different poetic paths and a communion of intentions. After MARGINALIA, the first group exhibition held in 1979, their path split across Italy, to reunite in 2021 in an exhibition bearing the same title.
Francesco Correggia held the chair of Decoration Department in Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. He initially focused on performances and site specific actions, before turning to painting.
Luigi Magli lives in Cosenza. He’s interested in semiotics and the language of art, investigating matter and its expressive possibilities through his ‘personal expressionism’.
Rocco Pangaro lives in Rende. He teaches Artistic Anatomy at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catanzaro. His research is wedged in the relationship between the artistic intervention and the place that hosts it.
Giovanni Vatrella moved to Gorizia. He incorporates reality in his works, showing and concealing it at the same time behind thin canvases.
The book, edited by Bruno Corà, highlights the affinities and divergences of these artist. It is accompanied by a rich apparatus of significant archive images.

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