#DIEGO painted “2 #GIRLFRIENDS” in 1972

“2 GIRLFRIENDS” by Antonio #DIEGO Voci

“2 Girlfriends” is availabe NOW for purchase from Coop #Cooprider, DIEGO VOCI #Historian since 1974. Click here to find your #BOGO before the end of August: https://www.artworkarchive.com/rooms/cooprider-family-collection/db627d

“2 Girlfirends” was selected for teh Private #Collection as one of the favorites by DIEGO’s associates at the #NAFFOUJ #GALERIE in #Landstuhl #Germany.

#Naffouj Galerie in 2020 with #Salvador_Dali Exhibition

Joy #Naffouj, who with then husband Dr. #Jawdat_Naffouj represented #DIEGO_VOCI in Germany starting in 1966. They met Diego while doing #caricatures. Soon, Diego presented a collection of #paintings to show his versatility, technical skills and styles. He agreed to sign a contract where he was “committed to a guaranteed income”. So the story goes . . .

. . . have you seen DIEGO’s caricatures? Read more here . . .

http://www.diegovociproject.com

40 #DIEGO_VOCI PAINTINGS FOR #SALE THROUGH AUGUST 31st!

#BOGO on #COOPRIDER #DIEGO_PAINTINGS

Contact us: coopriderfamilycollection@gmail.com or call: 858-731-9635

DIEGO & NAFFOUJ IN A TIME MACHINE

Destination Urbino, Italy! Internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985), in 1978 journeyed to Urbino, the birthplace of RAPHAEL 500 years ago!!!  https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2020/04/11/raphael-500th-death-anniversary/

The goal was be immersed in the aura of centuries of creative genius.  Diego did at least 9 high quality paper lithographs on stone.  One is “Le Couple” chosen now to be “considered” for the 3rd book about Diego to be published by Stephen Max titled “Artist of a Thousand Faces”.  ( A worldwide search is in progress to find unique faces by Diego for his 100th Anniversary) https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2020/04/15/planning-stages-and-you-can-be-featured/

Diego Voci; “Le Couple” Tempera with Gold Leaf 65 x 65cm

Diego’s widow, Helga Voci, has a few of “Le Couple” available https://www.diegovociproject.com/product-page/title-le-couple.  The original was purchased for the Cooprider Family Collection https://www.artworkarchive.com/profile/cooprider-family-collection/collections

DIEGO VOCI #ART TREASURES POP UP AGAIN!

Tom Catron, at an auction last year in Marion, South Dakota, was initially “struck by the Diego FISCHER painting”, decided to bid, and suddenly owned his first Diego artwork!  Noticing just shortly after his winning bid Tom saw 3 other Diego Voci oil paintings pop up! Tom recently wrote the DVP that he “ended up buying all 4 that were available.”  Here are the Diego art treasures shown together:

CATRONs 4 TREASURE FINDS TOGETHER for POST 6 APR 2018

“Fischer”                            “Alltag”                            “Clown for dem Zirkuszelt”            “Grouping”              All by ANTONIO “DIEGO” VOCI (1920-1985)

We will feature Tom’s auction finds here individually with all of the details to follow – for you to appreciate their essence, brush strokes, hues of color and a unique touch or two.

Some of you recall that the DIEGO VOCI PROJECT (DVP) got its start thanks to Mary Trimmins on ARTIFACT COLLECTORS 10 years ago? Mary’s post drew names like Colonel Steve Snow (“formermil”), Christiane Hauk, Mary Helfrich, Detlev Albrecht, Stan Wilcox, Stephen Max and a few scarce other DIEGO fans to this AC thread.

Tom Catron recently found the AC thread, “registered as a member”, which then prompted AC to send us a message! Unfortunately, “Guests” galore who have not registered are still lost in AC CyberSpace.

Now, the DVP has a number of social media outlets for new and seasoned DIEGO aficionados to show off their masterpieces! WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.  And, now when you Google “DiegoVoci”, click “Images” you’ll see Google’s selection for its own DIEGO gallery! The all-volunteer DVP team has cataloged each one of the artworks in the only officially authorized Diego Voci Estate Archive!

Tom’s treasures shown above were taken as straight-on squared images, no flash (daylight is often better if not too bright). He sent measurements to reflect the actual canvas size without the frame, most easily measured from the back of the artwork. In the above images we have cropped the frames. Images with frames though can highlight the genre or theme as intended by DIEGO and/or the collector; also, frames can give us an idea of when DIEGO put his hands, eyes, and soul to the canvas in front of him.

Last, the DVP can also learn from the images of the backs – many have written information, stamps, or other markings; as well as the construction of the frame itself can be helpful. We’ve even been lucky to see dedications by DIEGO the artist himself.

Keep a lookout like Tom did! Find your own DIEGO art treasures. The DVP has shared several stories over the years of such DIEGO discoveries. And, there are so many more worldwide yet to be found. One was even found this year in #Lithuania!

We want to hear about your story! diegovociproject@gmail.com

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#DIEGO #FACES SERIES – PART FOUR

Once again we want you to see Antonio DIEGO Voci’s versatility in our part four of the #Faces series. Note the drama of the #Pierrot to the calmness of the #Mother and Child. Note also the sense of young versus old.  Best is how Diego could render the surreal with tenderness and beauty in  “Mädchen mit #Mandoline” owned by Barbara W.

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Examples of old and faded #polaroids or photos kept by Helga Voci since mid 70’s….they were in the basement of their home in Taunusstein, #Germany

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Face of a Young Woman (Oil on Canvas 40x30cm)

 

Shown above is a very similar surreal young woman absent the mandolin, owned by Stephen and Wendy Max of Edmonton, Alberta.

Read more about the close relationship Stephen and Wendy had with Diego and Helga in the 80’s before Diego passed away from cancer. The Diego Voci Project honored the couple who used to represent Diego in Canada in a 4 Part Series. Here is part ONE:

https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/diegovoci-in-canada-part-one/

Without the Max team, we would not have our “The Beauty of Diego” coffee table book or our YouTube videos! And of course our monthly Free Newsletter via email. Have you signed up yet? Do it here: https://www.diegovociproject.com/contact

Diego on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1OiZr7a94H0H1NC9aJCFuUapeLROTKh

View the book for free here: http://www.blurb.com/books/5419805-the-beauty-of-diego

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diego.voci

#DIEGO #FACES SERIES – PART THREE

The #Artist of a Thousand Faces”  Antonio Diego #Voci (1920-1985) internationally collected artist is mostly referred to as “Diego”. Although Diego’s versatility covered many #mediums, subject matters and #genres, the focus here in Part Three is in Diego’s mastery and #superior talent with  #faces.

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#FACES SERIES PART THREE – faded #photos and #polaroids inventoried by Helga

Diego #aficionados know from their own collections that #Diego created what appear to be #portraits of real people who posed – Diego actually did most from memory. Diego’s figurative #art includes the clear precision of the detailed features in faces. See more at #Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/diegovoci/

#Clowns were a sure seller for #Diego and #Helga (Diego’s widow). He thrived into #cultures in Zurich and Paris. Anywhere actually See some of the Clowns we’ve have uncovered. Above one of such clowns was sold to Mr. Beckett on 5 October 1975 in Heidelberg, #Germany. Where is it now?

Contact us with your #Faces by Antonio Diego #Voci – and read more about Diego at our DVP #Wikipedia #Biography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Diego_Voci

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HEY #CALIFORNIA! Can’t Stay Up ’til #Midnight? . . .

When all the #NYC clocks hit #midnite for #New_Year’s, it is only #9 p.m. on the #Westcoast. See the NYC #clocks courtesy of The New Yorker.

Turn on TV and watch the 2 ton (#24,000 lb.) #Waterford Crystal Ball drop in #New York City.  http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/times-square-2018-new-years-eve-live-stream-1202649834/ NewYears EVE 2017

#HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

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CELEBRATE #2018! BIGGER FAME AWAITS #DIEGO

We the volunteers of Diego Voci Project are gaining momentum in our worldwide search for the lost works of internationally collected artist Antonio Diego #Voci (pronounced “VOH-chee” 1920-1985).

The Diego Voci #Project has published images of nearly 1,000 of about 4,000 #paintings scattered around the globe.

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“Le petit téâtre ” (Oil on canvas 80 x 100 cm #381-817)

A great example is this newly discovered image of a Diego Voci #masterwork of actors awaiting to go on stage. It was purchased in 1978 by Mr. Denis #Provencher of #Canada. Denis bought the large oil painting titled “Le petit téâtre” at Diego’s studio for $1,490 Canadian Dollars.  But, we have no clue as to where it is now. Please be of help!

In the Gregorian calendarNew Year’s Eve (also known as Old Year’s Day or Saint Sylvester’s Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on December 31 which is the seventh day of the Christmas season. In many countries, New Year’s Eve is celebrated at evening social gatherings, where many people dance, eat, drink alcoholic beverages, and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year.

Happy New Year!

Enjoy more of Diego’s Harlequins: https://www.pinterest.com/diegovoci/harlequins-diegovocitm/

 

#MADONNA and CHILD PART#4 #FRAMED IN #GOLD

The Fairchild family members Cheryl and Dan, along with their son Brad each have at least one #Diego Voci #masterpiece! Today we feature Brad’s #Madonna as Part #4 of our trail to the birth of #Jesus on #Monday:

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Madonna” by Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985) #113892, 31″ x 23″

Imagine finding a #treasure like Brad did online. Keep a lookout…a couple of thousand Diego oil paintings are scattered around the world. Our DVP team just found a treasure in #Lithuania. You never know where you’ll find your’s!

We’ve featured several of the Fairchild family #Diego Voci #Collection:

https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/new-generation-discovering-diegovoci-gold-part-one/

https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/diegovoci-masterwork-a-family-affair/

Take a virtual #Museum Tour created by Stephen #Max in Alberta, #Canada:

If you enjoy this video, simply enter “DIEGO VOCI” into your search engine and go!