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Art&Cavallo 2020 – Artists – Sculpture

22 November 2020

Discover the artists


Davide Dall’Osso – Technique: polycarbonate, iron wire. Davide Dall’Osso artistic as well as private life is marked by the ‘movement’, characterized by numerous collaborations, successes and exhibitions.Horses represent for Davide
Dall’Osso the willpower, determination and tenacity of man. Together with horses, over the centuries, we have travelled, discovered, exchanged, conquered our culture, our history. The horse has been over the centuries, our chance to knowledge.

Giancarlo Defendi – Technique: bronz, wood. Giancarlo Defendi was born in Bergamo in 1946. In 1967 he graduated from the Cantù School of Art and in 1969 he was given the chair of sculpture at the Liceo artistico Statale in Bergamo. He currently has his studio in Brembate di Sopra (BG) at the “Geller” Centre. He has had about 20 personal exhibitions to his credit in Italy and abroad since 1967.

Hrvoje Dumančić – Technique: plaster and gold. Hrvoje Dumančić, born in 1975, in Zagreb, Croatia, has been a passionate enthusiast of horses ever since his childhood. «I have come to realize that, for me, the body of a horse represents a media which allows me
to introduce so much more: my life, emotions and reactions, something not even I can put into words, but need to integrate into the material, consciously or subconsciously, and tell a story».

Augusto Daniel Gallo – Technique: steel and iron. Augusto Daniel Gallo has always lived between Italy and Argentina, spending long periods in both countries and continuing his interest in drawing and sculpture. He opted for the latter at the age of 29. Influenced to work with waste materials, he chose iron precisely because iron waste abounds in his native country. In 2013, the Monumento a la Sublevación Federal became his first experience as an iron sculptor. From 2017, after his first exhibition in northern Italy, he became an international artist creating monumental works in Italy, Bolivia, Argentina and India, mostly on equestrian themes.

Katrin Pujia – Technique: ceramic, iron, porcelain and gold. Katrin Pujia artist born 7.5.1976 in Mestre. She has had several personal and collective exhibitions to name a few: Russian Art Awards Moscow 2nd place and International Vision Art Gallery. The results obtained have earned her the attention of some eminent art critics, such as Vittorio Sgarbi, Siro Perin and the art critic Christian Humouda. Currently her artistic production tends to create works that try to combine lightness and emotional lines, sometimes sweet and pointed, accompany us on a journey that recalls the iconic break of Dada and the harmonious blend of the elements.