Signed and dated, 2007, oil-on-linen, abstract figurative painting, "Fairchild Gardens" (located in Coral Gables, Florida) by highly regarded Italian artist, Sandro Chia (b. 1946). Canvas size: 22" x 22"
Born in Florence, Italy on 20th April 1946, Sandro Chia studied at the Istituto d'Arte and then at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, earning his diploma in 1969. After graduating, he traveled extensively in India, Turkey and throughout Europe before settling in Rome in 1970.
Amongst his most important personal shows are exhibitions at the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam (1983), the Metropolitan Museum of New York (1984), the National Galerie of Berlin (1984, 1992), the Museum of Modern Art of Paris (1984); the museums of Dusseldorf (1984), Antwerp (1989), Mexico City (1989); Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence (1991); the museums of Karlsruhe (1992), Palm Springs (1993), Villa Medici in Rome (1995); Palazzo Reale in Milan (1997), the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida (1997), the Galleria Civica of Siena (1997), the Galleria Civica in Trento (2000), the Museo d'Arte of Ravenna (2000); Palazzo Pitti and the Museo Archeologico Nazionale of Florence (2002); and most recently the Duomo of St. Agostino in Pietrasanta (2005).
In 2003, the Italian State acquired three important works of his for the permanent collection of the Italian Senate at Palazzo Madama, and in 2005 two monumental sculptures were acquired by the Province of Rome and placed in front of its headquarters in Via IV Novembre, Rome.
23.75in. Height x 23.75in. Width
Oil paint, linen
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