Fortunato
Depero

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Depero

The Artist

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THE ARTIST

«I was born in Fondo (Val di Non) Trentino in 1892. Plateau of meadows and dark forests of larches and firs. Valley of castles and sanctuaries. Father born chimney sweeper and lived as policeman and jailer: bristly and spiky eyelashes and mustache, he was moved by a nothing, religious. Mother was a cook all eyes and heart. Naughty, I was sent to a German boarding school in Merano: I ate badly and didn’t like Germans. I attended a few years at the Royal Middle Schools in Rovereto, my adopted city. I studied grudgingly. I drew, painted, modelled, sculptured with early passion and tumultuous self-taught frenzy. » […]

from: Depero Futurista 1913-1927 (libro bullonato), 1927

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