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b. 1929, Italy

Turi Simeti Biography

Along with artists like Lucio Fontana, Enrico Castellani, Piero Manzoni and Agostino Bonalumi, Turi Simeti played an active role in the Zero art movement of 1960s and 1970s. Still actively creating today, Simeti is considered a true pioneer, a 'maestro,' of 20th and 21st Century Italian art. Minimalist in conception, for the last 50 years, Simeti's work has comprised of dynamic patterns of ovals that dance across the monochromatic surfaces of shaped canvases. This focused combination of color and shape speaks to Simeti's concern with emphasizing the physical presence of the artwork itself, rather than an expression of the artist's voice. Just as Fontana helped found Spazialismo with his punctured canvases, for decades Simeti has broken through key tenants of minimalism to explore the play of light on shapes created on monochromatic and tactile canvas surfaces. Simeti’s works exist not as single entities but as an active experience of color and shape, and ultimately a capturing of the dynamism that exists between these two aesthetic elements.

Turi Simeti Featured Artworks

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3 ovali bianchi by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi Simeti3 ovali bianchi, 2019Acrylic on shaped canvas
180 x 180 cm
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5 ovali blu by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi Simeti5 ovali blu, 2017Acrylic on shaped canvas
100 x 100 cm
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9 ovali bianchi by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi Simeti9 ovali bianchi, 2015Acrylic on shaped canvas
140 x 180 cm
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Particolare di un ovale by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi SimetiParticolare di un ovale, 2002Shaped cirè canvas
100 x 100 cm
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Sei ovali blu by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi SimetiSei ovali blu, 2015Acrylic on shaped canvas
100 x 200 cm
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Tre ovali bianchi by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi SimetiTre ovali bianchi, 1978Acrylic on shaped canvas
100 x 100 cm
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Quattro ovali rosso by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi SimetiQuattro ovali rosso, 2015Acrylic on shaped canvas
100 x 200 cm
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Quattro ovali bianchi by Turi Simeti contemporary artwork
Turi SimetiQuattro ovali bianchi, 2015Acrylic on shaped canvas
180 x 180 cm
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Turi Simeti Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Turi Simeti, White Paintings at Dep Art Gallery, Milano
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30 September–19 December 2015 Turi Simeti White Paintings Dep Art Gallery, Milano
Contemporary art exhibition, Turi Simeti, Le Choix du Signe at Almine Rech, Brussels
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28 May–25 July 2015 Turi Simeti Le Choix du Signe Almine Rech, Brussels
Contemporary art exhibition, Turi Simeti, Solo exhibition at Almine Rech, Brussels
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12 March–11 April 2015 Turi Simeti Solo exhibition Almine Rech, Brussels

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