Thursday, July 26, 2012

Francesco Tabusso

Francis Tabusso (1930 - 2012 ) was an Italian painter.
From 1949 to 1954, after completing high school, he attended the studio of the painter Felice Casorati .
BASCO-ROSSO; matita-e-ghouache,1991
In 1953 he founded the magazine "Ursa Minor, and in 1954, just twenty-four, he participated in the Venice Biennale , where he returned again in the editions of 1956 and 1958 up to the recognition allocated in 1966 with a solo show.
For thirty years Tabusso was an established painter, with invitations to prestigious international festivals, including Brussels, New York, Moscow, Alexandria, Egypt.
In 1975 the Grand Pala Absidale realized "The Canticle of the Creatures" for the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Milan , designed by Gio Ponti , later supplemented by four triptychs devoted to "The Little Flowers of St. Francis."
 Francesco Tabusso (2nd from left), Cervinia 1961 

Tabusso died in 2012 aged 81 Mauritian hospital in Turin, where he always lived.

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