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Biography
Elio Gervasi born in Messina, lives and works in Rome since 1967. He attended the State Institute of Arts in Rome. Artists such as Fabrizio Mochetti, Eliseo Mattiacci, Mario Lucerna were his teachers... read >>

Gallery
The Gallery on-line of Elio Gervasi. Inspired from the myth, ingenuous painting in the appearances, but picked modern painting works in the contents, immediate, but aware painting... see the works >>
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Critics
Elio Gervasi’s painting, declared naive, but it could be better named of the dream, of the memory, of the recollection made by the passionate learning of the Sicily’s tradition. Happiness, fun, serenity are... read >>
Exhibitions
The main exhibitions: from Colony (1970) and Miami (1971) to New York (1980), Rome e Bruxelles (2005). The official directory of the exhibitions that they have seen like protagonist Elio Gervasi... read >>
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Travels and Studies

Elio Gervasi shape near the institutes of art of Messina and Rome. It works near the studies of art of the sicialian sculpture Mario Lucerna, of the painters Antonio Corpora, Carl Sagovich, Antony Quiin, Paolo Veneziani, Renato Guttuso. In Orme he found friends-artists as the scottish sculpture Robert Brennen, the norwegian painter Bjorn Traaholt and the swiss engraver Bruno Grosswailer. He travels in Belgium bruxelles and bruges to discover the flemish painters and in America to meet the american primitives.

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Deepenings

The first works of the artist concern the popular sicilian art. It is expressed in the votive paintings, in the barrows and in the representation of the knightly and epic cycle. In the seventies he came into contact with the slav primitives Ivan Generalic and Rabuzin and looked at the flamish painting of Peters Cristus and the one of William Gropper and Grant Wood and at the magic stream of realism born in Belgium. The sicilian historian Franz Riccobono and the gallerist Vittorio Querel define him a learned primitive, others as Beppe Palomba e Aldo Righieri create for himself a new painting stream called Neo Naif.

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Related Artists

Marc Chagall, Pyke Koch, Van Boven, Henry Rosseau, Jan Toorop, Jan Sluyters, William Gropper, Grant Wood.

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