Amadeo Gabino (1922-2004)
Amadeo Gabino (1922-2004). Untitled, 1970. Bronze on rotating base, edition 50. Signed and numbered 36/50. Excellent condition.
Amadeo Gabino was born in 1922 in Valencia, where he received his artistic training at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (from 1939 to 1944). Gabino spent several years abroad, including Rome in 1949, Paris in 1952 and Hamburg from 1958 to 1960, where he was active at the local Academy of Arts. In 1961, Gabino was enabled through a scholarship to go to New York, where he met his fellows Alexander Archipenko, Jacques Lipchitz and Alexander Calder. A well-established sculptor, the artist was awarded with a number of prizes and represented his nation at the Venice Biennale in 1956 and 1966. His works are included in international collections such as the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao, the Brooklyn Museum in New York and the Kunsthalle in Mannheim. His large-scale COR-TEN steel sculptures, dating from 1990 and later, were particularly created for public environments; examples of these impressive works can be found, among others, on the banks of the Danube in Linz (‘Tribute to Anton Bruckner’, 1998) and in Madrid (‘Homage to Galileo’, 1992).