Every color of skin received the inspiration and talent of internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-85 VOH-chee). About the turn of the decade 1960’s to 70’s was a period of experimentation with texture, sand paint, glass paint (requires cooking) and this one with several textures; a dark skinned person of wealth, and her servant.
From article: Historically underrepresented and undervalued, women artists have always made work that is innovative, impressive, and thought-provoking. Today, many institutions are giving due recognition to this fact, including the leading Nordic fair CHART, which is showcasing solely women artists in this year’s edition. Below, find a selection of highlights from the fair—launching on Artsy on August 19th—alongside a selection of paintings by new and noteworthy female-identifying artists, hand-picked by Artsy’s Curatorial team. Highlights include a colorful collage by Hayal Pozanti, a typographic piece by Turner Prize–winning artist Laure Prouvost, and Monica Kim Garza’s portrayal of full-figured nude bodies enjoying a drink at the bar.
Why would someone change their middle name to “Diego”? Google “Diego” and you get results for San Diego, Diego Rivera, Go Go Diego, children’s character. Antonio Diego Voci changed his middle name to Diego. Google Antonio Diego Voci, click on images and be amazed to view artworks by “Diego” Voci.
“Diego” as he wanted the world to know him, rejected his birth middle name “Innocenzo“. Being the youngest of three boys by fifteen years, that sweet little newborn was the picture of innocence (Italian: innocenza). Diego wanted to be seen as anything but innocent. The family pet childhood name “Toto” was enough to bear. “Diego told me he never liked his middle name,” said Helga Drössler Voci, wife. “Innocenzo” is conspicuous by its official document absence in Diego’s life. Innocenzo was discovered only on his birth certificate (see below). After that it is “Antonio Voci” until 1976 when “Diego” is slipped into a government document.” – Antonio Diego Voci Wikipedia https://www.diegovociproject.com/
The Diego Voci Project Connecting People, Art and Ideas. Forge your connections, find your space. The Diego Voci Project is bringing together the next generation of Diego Collectors with The Artist of a Thousand Faces. On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Diego, we are reflecting on the golden moments that define the brilliant work of Antonio Diego Voci.
When you preview this volume, you’ll be immersed in experiences that spark your senses – you can take in breathtaking Diego Masterpieces’ and sample his famous works. While enjoying the beautiful and awe inspiring paintings by Diego you’ll appreciate the unforgettable experiences on your journey through our informative preview. Author websitehttps://www.diegovociproject.com/
This gorgeous visually stunning new book covers a wide range of internationally collected artist Diego (VOH-chee 1920-1985) Styles featuring FACES . It makes a perfect gift for all art lovers. It offers an insider’s tour representing our 100th Anniversary Celebration of Diego’s life. One hundred years of magic, Diego – Artist of a Thousand Faces, available for purchase August 10th 2020 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Diego_Voci