A line in Don McClean’s haunting song about Vincent #VanGogh is “Weathered faces lined in pain are soothed beneath the artist’s loving hand”. The “weathered faces” of people being deported likewise inspired Diego’s hand with brush to canvas.
Diego Voci; “Les Deportes” #361-464 80x60cm oil on canvas
This painting “Les Deportes” was purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Kantor in 1976. Mr. & Mrs. Kantor found the Diego Voci Project back in 2010 on a thread title Diego Voci History on Artifact Collectors. Here is link to other stories at Artifact Collectors; Diego Voci History and here an image of the Mr. & Mrs. Kantor reaching out to the Diego Voci Project.
Diego Voci “Artist of a Thousand Faces”. Our all volunteer group (The Diego Voci Project Team) purpose is to increase the awareness and value of the great body of artwork created by internationally collected artist DIEGO VOCI (VOH-chee); and to archive his works with the Diego Voci Estate owned by his widow Helga Voci.
Search Diego Voci Project on #Google, #Bing, #Yahoo, etc – select IMAGES – you’ll see . . .
Diego Voci; Flowers, 30x40cm oil on canvas #251-219
Purchased in Stuttgart, Germany in 1975, by LTC. Fraley. Any information on this painting or the whereabouts of LTC. Fraley, please contact The Diego Voci Project Team (all volunteer group) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top: Diego (old faded Polaroid image) ; Bottom: Cezanne
“Diego never copied” said the widow, Helga of her internationally collected artist husband Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985). Others who knew Diego confirmed he did everything from either memory or pure creativity. The experienced eye can spot Cezanne’s influence but, the work remains distinctly Diego. (Check out the #pears).
Helga found this faded (the rich color is gone) Polaroid indicating Joseph Di Giacinto paid only $380 in Stuttgart, #Germany in 1975. “Hey Joseph!” Contact us at diegovociproject.com.