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Luciano de Liberato lives and works in Chieti, Italy. He became an artist in 1975, almost immediately capturing the interest of some the most prominent Italian art critics and historians including Maurizio Fagiolo dell’Arco, Filiberto Menna, Enrico Crispolti and Lorenza Trucchi. Luciano was considered a young master and one of the great Italian colorists. After years of activity at the national and international scale, with prestigious appearances, such as “Art Basel” 1983 and 1984. In the 1980’s he continued to work in isolation avoiding influence from trends, and continues to work today.
Luciano describes his work by saying, “My work started with minimalistic, line-based research, eliminating concepts of shape and color. After some years, such rigorous work blossomed in a rich and lively language able to convey a broad spectrum of emotions through a dynamic interplay of rhythm and music. I am a very rigorous painter; nothing is left to chance. Even in the absence of a fully formalized project, everything is fully composed as mental images and assembled with great precision. In one body of research after the other, my aim is always the same: to compose, using shape, structure and color, a “theatrical” poetry, because I am deeply convinced that a fully developed visual theatre, and its spiritual enchantment, are an essential part of great art.