Greco, Emilio

Greco, Emilio

 

Born Oct. II, 1913. in Catania, Sicily. Italian sculptor. Greco studied at the Academy of Arts in Palermo, developed his artistic style under the influence of M. Marini. and studied Hellenistic sculpture. He works mainly in bronze. Greco’s sculptures, including Lia (1956. Palazzo Pit-ti. Florence). Big Bather No. I (bronze, 1956. Tate Gallery in London), and A Monument to Pinocchio. the hero of C. Col-lodi’s children’s book (1956. village of Collodi. Tuscany), are distinguished by sharp rhythm and refined stylization of silhouette and size.

REFERENCE

Degenhart. B. Der Bildhauer Emilio Greco. Berlin-Mainz. 1960.
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