Sergio Vacchi - Selbstbildnis / Self-Portrait, 1965 (detail)

Sergio Vacchi

Art Informel

May 21, 2013

Sergio Vacchi was a self-taught Italian artist who, after a period close to post-cubism, accepted Art Informel. His works often caused controversy due to his grotesque and sometimes blasphemous representation of the church.

Featured image: Sergio Vacchi - Selbstbildnis / Self-Portrait, 1965 (detail). Color lithograph. 29 1/2 × 21 1/10 in. 75 × 53.5 cm. Edition of 35. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy Sylvan Cole Gallery