Salvatore Scarpitta 


    • Salvatore Scarpitta: 1956–64
    • Luxembourg & Dayan, New York
      October 13, 2016 - January 28, 2017
    • Beginning October 13, 2016, Luxembourg & Dayan will present Salvatore Scarpitta 1956–1964, bringing together early works by the Italian-American artist (1919–2007), whose long career spanned non-objective abstraction, radical realism, and car racing in an oeuvre that achieved a distinctive mixture of material daring and tenderness. The exhibition spotlights a pivotal period of transformation, beginning with Scarpitta’s forays into shaped and bandaged paintings, initiated just before his 1958 return from Rome to his native United States. It concludes with his shift away...

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