Valerio Adami

Valerio Adami - Biography

 Valerio Adami (Bologna, 1935).He moved to Milan where he studied at the Brera Academy from 1954. In 1959 he held his first solo exhibition at the Naviglio Gallery in Milan. Between 1961 and 1964 he worked between London and Paris, and in 1967 he produced, in New York, a series of works that would be exhibited the following year at the Venice Biennale.In his early days he was influenced by expressionist painting, which he would abandon in later years, to approach the forms of American Pop Art, from which he would develop a comic and ironic style. His art has a sociological interest and is based on life experiences and interpersonal relationships. His paintings sit alongside topical journalistic material, which he manipulates and decomposes, giving it a new form. From the selected material, the artist creates a design that he projects onto the canvas and colors with flat, uniform backgrounds.