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Lucio Fontana



Institution Walker Art Center
We are living in the mechanical age. Painted canvas and standing plaster figures no longer have any reason to exist. What is needed is a change in both essence and form. What is needed is the supercession of painting, sculpture, poetry, and music. It is necessary to have an art that is in greater harmony with the needs of the new spirit. Lucio Fontana, 1946
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Type: Artist Statement, artist's quote
Source: artist's quote
Added to Site: March 1, 2009