Mimmo Rotella

1918, Catanzaro, Italy – 2006, Milan, Italy 


The Great Lovers, 1972

Lithograph on paper, 48,5 х 66 cm

Inscription: b.r. Rotella /72; on the reverse: The great lovers Rotella

Acquisition: Gift

Reference: 02850



Domenico “Mimmo” Rotella (Catanzaro, 7 October 1918 – Milan, 8 January 2006) was an Italian artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. Best known for his works of décollage and psychogeographics, made from torn advertising posters. He was associated with the Ultra-Lettrists an offshoot of Lettrism and later was a member of the Nouveau Réalisme, founded in 1960 by the art critic Pierre Restany.

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