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Biography of Gillo Dorfles

Gillo Dorfles was born in Trieste in 1910. A painter, he has also written numerous essays on aesthetics. In 1948 he founded the MAC (Movimento Arte Concreta, or Concrete Art Movement) together with Monnet, Soldati and Munari.
The main theorist behind the MAC, Dorfles has exhibited his own works on numerous occasions and has written introductions to the exhibitions of his companions.
His paintings were displayed in two personal exhibitions held at the Libreria Salto in Milan in 1949 and in 1950 and have also appeared in numerous collective MAC exhibitions, including one in 1951 in the Galleria Bompiani in Milan, a travelling exhibition in Chile and Argentina in 1952, and a large exhibition entitled "Esperimenti di sintesi delle arti" held in 1955 in the Galleria del Fiore in Milan.
In 1954 he took part in the Italian section of the ESPACE group together with Munari, Monnini, Reggiani and Veronesi.
Dorfles lives and works in Milan.

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Biography of Gillo Dorfles

Gillo Dorfles was born in Trieste in 1910. A painter, he has also written numerous essays on aesthetics. In 1948 he founded the MAC (Movimento Arte Concreta, or Concrete Art Movement) together with Monnet, Soldati and Munari.
The main theorist behind the MAC, Dorfles has exhibited his own works on numerous occasions and has written introductions to the exhibitions of his companions.
His paintings were displayed in two personal exhibitions held at the Libreria Salto in Milan in 1949 and in 1950 and have also appeared in numerous collective MAC exhibitions, including one in 1951 in the Galleria Bompiani in Milan, a travelling exhibition in Chile and Argentina in 1952, and a large exhibition entitled "Esperimenti di sintesi delle arti" held in 1955 in the Galleria del Fiore in Milan.
In 1954 he took part in the Italian section of the ESPACE group together with Munari, Monnini, Reggiani and Veronesi.
Dorfles lives and works in Milan.

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Italica is a Rai International production. The material displayed on this site is protected by copyright and is available for informative purposes only