The ‘Silent Perfection’ of Artist Giorgio Morandi | Christie's

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Lorenzo Balbi of the Museum of Modern Art in Bologna shows us around the artist’s former home in the city, and discusses how his focus on the process rather than the result makes him one of the most important figures in 20th-century art.
Giorgio Morandi was born in the Italian city of Bologna in 1890 — and rarely ever left. As a young man, he studied at Bologna’s Academy of Fine Arts, an institution where later in life he’d serve as a professor for 26 years.
Morandi is best known today for his beautifully contemplative still-life paintings — works which prompted the art historian, Roberto Longhi, to describe him as ‘arguably the greatest Italian painter of the 20th century’.
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