|The 2015, retrospective, Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting, |
presented by the Guggenheim Museum, the first time Burri's work
had been exhibited in the United States for over thirty-five years.
|The creator of art with no meaning beyond its materials.|
|Paint and anything else that would stick to stretched burlap.|
|Rosso Plastica L.A., 1966, Antonio Burri|
|In later years, Burri incorporated welded sheet metal|
steel into his "paintings."
|Burri invented the technique of charring (or sometimes |
burning holes clear though) thin veneers.
|Cretto, 1975, Alberto Burri. Notice the |
similarities to his Il Grande Cretto (below).
|Burri's Il Grande Cretto, near Gibellina, Italy |
(on the island of Sicily, actually).
|Burri, as seen through his art.|