Love at first sight for Antonio Ciccone and Florence. His dream came true when he studied under Pietro Annigoni, becoming one of the most important figurative artists in Italy. His Pugliese family, unable to support his studies financially, sought advice from Padre Pio, who replied with a smile, “Divine Providence will see to it”. And that’s exactly what happened! Now Antonio Ciccone is a world-famous artist with more than 200 retrospectives to his name in Europe and the US. The Exhibitions Room at the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno is hosting his retrospective “Body Conscious”, a show of athletic nudes and bodies sculpted like Renaissance statues. The works are of peerless graphical mastery and were crafted using a range of techniques, from charcoal sfumato to Indian ink and pastel collage. A lover of light and a master of detail, Antonio Ciccone is exceptional at portraying grace and proportions.
May 4th – 30th, 2017
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm | 5:00-7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 1:00pm
Exhibitions Room, Accademia delle
Arti del Disegno
Via Ricasoli 68, corner of piazza San Marco Florence