Copetti Gallery artists

Sculptor and painter, brother of Afro and Dino, was born in Udine in 1910. He studied at the Art School in Venice, the Art Academy in Florence and the School of the Art in Monza, he worked in the studio of Arturo Martini. In 1933 he moves to Rome, and in 1935 his first exhibit was held at the La Cometa Gallery. In the same year he debuts at the Biennale Exhibition in Venice (to then return there again in 1954). He is part of the Corrente Group in Milan and in 1947 the Knoedler Gallery in New York holds a personal exhibition for him (repeated for the two following years). From 1949 and 1951 he realizes the three gates in bronze for the monument to the victims of the Ardeatine Pits.
In 1957 he becomes the Director of the Design Work Shop at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His works may be found in the world’s most important museums: the Vatican Museums, the C.I.T Building of New York, the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, the Philadelphia Museum, the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome, the Monumental Cemetery of Verano.
He died in Cambridge in 1969.