Ettore Greco

About

ETTORE GRECO was born in Padua (Italy) in 1969 and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, Venice (Italy) in 1992. In 1994 he opened his own sculpture studio in Padua. He has since executed a number of important public commissions and participated in major exhibitions: His bronze San Sebastiano was executed for Vittoriale, the house-museum of Gabriele D’Annunzio in Gardone Riviera (Italy) in 2011. In the same year he participated in the 54th Venice Biennale. A solo exhibition, Ettore Greco, Issue de Secours, was held at the Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris (France) in 2013.
His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in Chicago, Paris, Luxemburg, London, and throughout Italy.
Since 2009 he has been commissioned to produce special sculptures to complement Baroque and Renaissance art shown at the Maurizio Nobile gallery, Paris, most memorably for the exhibition Fior di Barba in 2011 and Fine or Revival?, 2012 - 2013.
Greco’s materials are bronze, plaster, and terracotta. His principal subject is the human figure which he explores in all its physical and psychological facets: Emotions and sensations linked to birth, death or madness, in sculptures that are a contemporary continuation of the style of classic Romantic or Symbolist sculptors like Auguste Rodin.
The sculptor lives and works in Padua (Italy).

Education:
Masters of Fine Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice

website: www.ettoregreco.com

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