This painting L’Arlequin Triste by internationally collected artist Antonio Diego Voci (VOH-chee 1920-1985) was wrapped in packaging for 40 years (owned by the original owner of Talbert’s Kleine Galeria in Tacoma, WA.).
Days ago… this painting L’Arlequin Triste arrived to its new owner, packing material removed and looks as if DIEGO had just finished painting this piece.
From the archives of Helga Voci, she shares her words her travels with Diego during the 1980’s to the United States. “On that trip in 1980 we went to N.Y. and Philadelphia where Diego has family still today. We also went to Tacoma, Washington, where Diego had an exhibit in a gallery called – Talbert`s Kleine Galerie in Gig Harbor, WA. Then on to San Francisco, New Orleans, Albuquerque. And again we drove to Colorado Springs. Along the way, we visited with many American friends we had met in Germany. At several places, we had private shows. We both liked the United States very much.”https://www.artifactcollectors.com/diego-history-4330818/Page2.html#44298
To view additional paintings by Diego Voci in a similar style:
Take an enriching tour thru the deluxe coffee table biography “THE BEAUTY OF DIEGO” by Stephen Max. Don’t let the first 2 pages fool you, they are blank, then delight in a delicious feast of color and unbridled creativity.
Carole Aaron parent’s originally purchased “Deportation” by internationally collected art Antonio Diego Voci on a Sunday in Patrick Henry Village near Heidelberg, Germany in the early 1970’s. Carole recalls Diego as a charismatic, passionate and very proud of his work. Carole’s parents felt this work was so dramatic. It hung in her parents den for over 40 years before it was consigned. Purchased by a new owner. Now the opportunity to have this profound work of art is available on EBAY for sale.
Stephen Max shares “The boundless creativity of Diego Voci is displayed in this immersive, devotional painting, Le Amiche. It captures a stunning composition throughout every inch . The saturated colours are highlighted with an application of 24 carat gold leaf . Posterity can truly regard Diego as an artist of exceptional talent. This painting consolidates his achievement into a creation which encourages people to engage with art in a way which is more involving.”
Disclaimer: “Although I disagree with politics, I do believe he is this century’s genius for political portrayal and choose to honor him for his brilliant art ability. This image is one year old, but with only one name change is up to date with current events.” Coop Cooprider, Diego Voci Art Historian
An extraordinary video created by Stephen Max (volunteer for The Diego Voci Project). Go behind the scenes in Antonio Diego Voci’s (VOH-chee 1920-1985) studio. Each day when Diego painted was always a mystery as to what he would create because his skills and talents were outside the bounds of one style.
“Each movement had its great masters, but there are very few who could create art unconfined by a single style like Diego.” – Christopher Voci.