Giosetta Fioroni biography

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Giosetta Fioroni was an Italian painter born in Rome in 1932 into a family of artists. During her artistic research she uses different techniques including ceramic, tempera and acrylic painting. Her works have in common the theme of childhood and investigate human bonds and feelings in a pop key portraying the world in a visionary and abstract way . She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, where she was a student of Toti Scialoja.
In 1955 Giosetta Fioroni exhibited at the VII Quadrennial of Rome while the following year she began to attend the School of Piazza del Popolo with Tano Festa, Mario Schifano and Franco Angeli. She participates in the XXVIII Venice Biennale , where she meets Cy Twombly, Emilio Vedova and the writer Germano Lombardi . She frequents the artistic environment linked to Plinio De Martiis's La Tartaruga Gallery in Rome. In this period, Giosetta Fioroni's works are made with industrial colors, aluminum and gold, and are characterized by the presence of signs, writings, symbols and common objects such as hearts, lamps and clocks.
Between 1958 and 1962 she stayed in Paris and as soon as she returned to Rome she began working on the Argenti cycle whose subjects were mainly women.
In 1964 Giosetta Fioroni met the Venetian writer Goffredo Parise who will be his life partner. In this period, the artist reworks details of images from the history of art, in particular from Botticelli, Carpaccio and Martini. An example of this is the work Liberty , created in several versions. Starting in the Seventies she moved to Veneto with her partner. Inspired by nature, she creates numerous cycles: The countryside wrecks , the Sylvan spirits and the Teche . In the same years he also created The Atlas of forensic medicine, a catalog of images of fatal accidents.
After the death of her partner in 1986, Giosetta Fioroni continued to dedicate herself to creation of various works with a more introspective style. She also dedicates herself to ceramics and continues to hold exhibitions in Italy and abroad.