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Giorgio Di Genova

Giorgio Di Genova is an art critic, historian and exhibition curator, the author of many monogragraphs on contemporary artists. He is the founding editor of the art quarterly Terzo Occhio (1975). Curator for the Italian Pavillion at the XLI Venice Biennial Exhibition of Art (1984), he has taught history of contemporary art in the Fine Arts Academies of Catania, Naples and Rome (1979–1994). He is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA). He is currently working on his Storia dell’arte italiana del ‘900 – per generazioni (History of Twentieth-Century Italian Art), of which seven volumes have already been published.

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Antonietta Raphaël

Painting and sculptor Antonietta Raphaël rose to fame in the 1950s. Her paintings were seen for the first time in Rome in 1929; during World War II, she took up sculpting, and in the 1950s, she rose to prominence and exhibited her works worldwide.

Paola Levi-Montalcini

Paola Levi-Montalcini was an influential twentieth-century Italian painter who aimed for a synthetical expressiveness and played a key role in the development of the Movimento Arte Concreta in the 1950s. She debuted as a painter in 1931 at the first Quadriennal of National Art of Rome and continued to exhibit throughout Italy. The Rome Institute of Enciclopedia Italiana devoted an important retrospective exhibition to Levi-Montalcini after her death.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Giorgio Di Genova." (Viewed on September 23, 2023) <>.


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