By Achille Bonito Oliva
Transavantgarde is the Italian model of Neo-expressionism, an paintings circulation that swept via Italy, and the remainder of Western Europe, within the past due Seventies and Eighties. The time period transavantgarde used to be coined via the Italian paintings critic, Achille Bonito Oliva, originating within the "Aperto '80" on the Venice Biennale, and actually potential past the avant-garde.
This paintings circulate rejected conceptual artwork, reintroducing emotion―especially joy―back into drawing, portray and sculpture. The artists revived figurative artwork and symbolism. The valuable transavantgarde artists have been Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, Enzo Cucchi, Nicola de Maria and Mimmo Paladino.
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