Sandro Chia

born 1946

Sandro Chia, ‘Water Bearer’ 1981
Water Bearer 1981
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In Tate Britain


Sandro Chia (born 20 April 1946) is an Italian painter and sculptor. In the late 1970s and early 1980s he was, with Francesco Clemente, Enzo Cucchi, Nicola De Maria and Mimmo Paladino, a principal member of the Italian Neo-Expressionist movement which was baptised Transavanguardia by Achille Bonito Oliva.

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Italian neo-expressionist group formed in the late 1970s

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