Pier Paolo Calzolari

Pier Paolo Calzolari is a contemporary Italian artist recognized for his sculptural installations and performances. Employing elemental materials like frost, plants, lead, and fire, the artist conveys concepts of existence and personal memory. Born in 1943 in Bologna, Italy, the artist spent his early life in Venice, the city’s white atmospheric light and patinated structures greatly impacting his work. During the 1960s, he became an early participant in Arte Povera, alongside Pino Pascali and Giuseppe Penone


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