Pino Procopio - Il re dei grilli

Pino Procopio - Il re dei grilli
Tuschezeichnung, Wasserfarbe - Handsigniert - 2020

UNIQUE PIECE - Unique piece by master Pino Procopio. Watercolour on Schoeller cardboard.
Pino Procopio, born Giuseppe Antonio Procopio (Guardavalle, 16 June 1954), is an Italian painter, sculptor and illustrator, exponent of the representational art. His artistic studies started at the art school of Catanzaro but were completed in Rome, where in 1982 he graduated in Architecture at the University “La Sapienza”.
In 1980 the art centre “La Bitta” of Rome hosted his first solo exhibition. After two years spent in Verona, he settled in Giulianova, Abruzzo, in 1985.
In 2001 the “Fondazione Italiana Stauròs Onlus” invited him to exhibit his works at the Staurós museum of sacred contemporary art in San Gabriele. Today, the artwork “Padre, nelle tue mani consegno il mio spirito” is a permanent piece of the museum collection.
The following year, in 2002, he made the painting for the poster of the “World Book and Copyright Day” organised by UNESCO.
In 2003, the government monopolies commissioned him a painting that had to be put on the ticket of the European Lottery. In 2004 he was commissioned the painting that would be placed on the ticket of Lotteria Italia.
In 2005 the Ministry of Communications promoted one of his exhibitions in Rome about the evolution of the Italian postal service in 100 years of history.
In 2007 the Pescara Committee of “Società Dante Alighieri” gave him the “Dante Alighieri 2007” award for the art category.
The following year, in 2008, in Rome, the Boncompagni-Ludovisi museum of the “Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea” (GNAM) organised “Ulisse, scene di un viaggio”, an exhibition
dedicated to him.
In 2015, in Rome, the “Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna” (GNAM) invited him to participate in a group exhibition, CORPORATE ART, that aimed to highlight the close connection between industry and art, through different commissions.
In 2017, with the patronage of UNESCO and MIUR (Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca), the exhibition “Baadaye, Pinocchio d’Africa” took place. It was a new modern version of the story of Pinocchio, linked to the tragedy of immigration.
Also in 2017, the exhibition “Fotogrammi” was set up at Palazzo Michelangelo in the Municipality of Vasto.
In 2019, in Apulia, he was invited to exhibit in Bari at Castello Svevo, by “Polo Museale della Puglia”, in a group exhibition about the artist’s book. The following month, always in Apulia, he set up a solo exhibition in Peschici, in Torre del Ponte.
In 2019 the municipality of Ascoli Piceno commissioned him the realisation of the prestigious “PALIO DELLA QUINTANA” of the historic August joust. At the same time, a solo exhibition was held in Ascoli Piceno at the Galleria 2019.
In December 2019, the Museo delle Genti d’Abruzzo of Pescara set up a solo exhibition of his works within the literary event of the FLA (Festival di Libri e Altre cose).

Pino Procopio
Titel des Kunstwerks
Il re dei grilli
Tuschezeichnung, Wasserfarbe
25×20 cm
25×20 cm
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