Albert Diato (1927-1985) "composition 1964" Monaco, Rainier, Picasso, Delpierre, Vallauris ..... flag

Albert Diato (1927-1985) "composition 1964" Monaco, Rainier, Picasso, Delpierre, Vallauris .....
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"Albert Diato (1927-1985) "composition 1964" Monaco, Rainier, Picasso, Delpierre, Vallauris ....."
very rare abstract composition by Albert Diato, JJ from 1964, oil and collage on hardboard signed and dated in the lower right. format without frame 50x61cm. It is indeed a very rare abstract composition of 1964 by Albert Diato, as in his habitide at this very precise period, he works the oil which he associates with collages and like most of his achievements of this period he made letters appear, here J J. mastery of this technique is perfect, his blue is of incredible intensity, reminiscent of the famous Klein blue. I only briefly present Albert Diato, surely the most recognized Monegasque artist today and one of the most famous potter of the Vallaurian epic of the 1950s. His ceramics are among the pus sought with those of Francine Delpierre and François raty, especially since like those of the latter two they are absolute rarities, just like his paintings elsewhere. One of the main reasons is that most of his work is kept in museums or in the collection of the princely palace of Monaco, as can be seen in the excellent work on Albert Diato. Albert Diato (born in Monaco on January 23, 1927 and died in Nice on August 13, 1985) is a Monegasque ceramist, painter and engraver. In 1948, Albert Diato went to Vallauris at the invitation of Pablo Picasso and founded the Atelier du Triptyque there with Francine Del Pierre and Gilbert Portanier. Between 1950 and 1954, he exhibited successively in Cannes, Brussels, Antibes, London, Saarbrücken and in the Netherlands. In 1954 Albert Diato separated from Francine Del Pierre and left Paris to marry on July 24, 1954 with Francine Rolland, Monegasque like him. From 1954 to 1956, he was a scholarship holder at the Art Institute for Ceramics in Faenza (Italy), where he worked mainly in sandstone. From 1956 to 1958, he lived in Milan where he opened a workshop - he won a silver medal at the 11th Triennale in Milan, then a first prize at the 16th ceramic competition in Faenza. In 1960, he created a ceramic bas-relief for the Princesse Caroline library in Monaco, then decorated the large delegates' room at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, with Henri Bataille. He settled in Paris, rue du Temple, in the attic of a button wholesaler. From 1967 to 1971, Albert Diato was sent to Afghanistan as an expert, where he managed to become both the friend of the king and that of the potters of Istalif; there he produced, among other things, a bas-relief in ceramic and lapis lazzuli for the living room of the French Embassy in Kabul, a work in stone and marble for the king of Afghanistan (which he donated to the Emperor of Japan) and another for the Afghanistan pavilion at the Osaka World's Fair. Diato will remain deeply marked by his Afghan experience, both from an artistic and human point of view - many years later, one of his great sorrows will be the news of the destruction of the village of Istalif by napalm Soviet. Returning to Europe, he opened his studio Cité Véron, at the foot of Montmartre, in a city of artists where Jacques Prévert and Ursula Kubler-Vian live. These years were marked by the pursuit of his research and his work, in particular the emblematic series of "Oyeaux nyctalopes", another of teapots with bird figures as well as cups made from molds of "asses and cons ". Diato made a new stay of one year as an expert in Togo, returned to Paris and decided, in 1984, to return to settle in Monaco where he taught at the School of Decorative Arts. He died a year later. Albert Diato's works can be found in the Musée de Faenza, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York as well as in the museums of Chicago, Pesaro, Strasbourg ... and in the private collections Rothschild of Cambridge, of the Boris-Vian Foundation Paris, of the princely family of Monaco and in others still in Strasbourg, Frankfurt, Florence, Venice, Paris, New York ... The city of Faenza paid homage to him in the summer of 1986 through an exhibition: "Omaggio a Diato". In 2013, a major Quai Antoine 1er retrospective was held in Monaco, inaugurated by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and HRH Princess Caroline of Hanover. The co-curators are Adriano Ribolzi and Marie-Pascale Suhard. A reference work is published jointly: "Albert Diato, ceramist and painter" by Marie-Pascale Suhard at Editions Norma. The immense talent of ceramist Albert Diato, and the recognition which was his as such, should not overshadow a work of painter and, to a lesser extent, engraver, just as exceptional. The work I propose is in perfect condition, delivered in a small white baguette of the time. authentic guarantee
Price : 1700 €
Artist : Albert Diato (1927-1985)
Period:20th Century
Style:Modern Art
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Technique mixte, huile et collage
Length: 61
Height : 50

Reference : 628445
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