#DIEGO VOCI #TRAVELS BEAUTIFUL #BRIDGES

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. But who saw beauty in bridges, poor people, farmers and workers? Internationally collected #artist Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985)! Here are just 3 examples of Diego’s rendering of bridges:

VENICE (Bridge) 1061-568 Index Card CLOSE-UP Herr Fronhoefer Kaiserslautern 60x50cm 1977.jpeg (2)

#Diego Voci  “Venice” 50 x 60 cm. #1061-568  Sold by #GONDOLA 1977

HERBST LANDSCHAFT Bridge CLOSE-UP 1091-996 Gift to ITALIAN in Pirmasens 60x80cm.jpeg (2)

#Diego Voci “Herbstlandschaft” 60 x 80 cm 1091-996 Gifted to “Italiani” in Pirmasens

DIE KLEINE BRUECKE INDEX CARD CLOSE-UP 41-667 40x30cm May 1977 Mr. G. Stickley.jpeg.jpeg

#Diego Voci “Die Kleine Brücke”  40 x 30 cm  471-667 Purchased by May 1977

As well said about Diego “Each movement had its great masters, but there are very few who could create art unconfined by a single style like Diego.” – C. Voci (*)

ENJOY THE BEAUTY DIEGO SAW IN EVERYTHING! Click here to see the Diego Voci images #GOOGLE has selected for its Diego #Gallery. Amazing.  Here is GOOGLE’s 1st page:  https://www.google.com/search?q=Diego+Voci&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwig7LPm8YDZAhUI5GMKHQfdAUwQ_AUICigB&biw=1677&bih=896

Help the DVP find these lost Diego Voci #Bridge paintings: diegovociproject@gmail.com

#Beauty captured by the Diego Voci Project published by #Stephen Max:

http://www.blurb.com/books/5419805-the-beauty-of-diego

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#DIEGO VOCI “FACES SERIES” PART TWO

The Artist of a Thousand Faces”  Antonio Diego #Voci (1920-1985) internationally collected artist is mostly referred to as “Diego”. Part Two, much like Part One, reflects the exquisite mastery of Diego’s versatility. Unknown to many Diego #aficionados he 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 shown in Part One of the “FACES SERIES” (click on link at bottom of post).

Diego mastered #figurative, #abstract, #cubism, and fantasy faces such as clowns. Having traveled to the #Southwest of US in 70’s and early 80’s Diego was fascinated by #Native Americans, one shown here:   https://diegovociproject.wordpress.com/?s=FACES&submit=Search

Group 2 Oct 21 2017

Having traveled throughout Europe and Morocco, Diego was also inspired by the indigenous people – again creating all from memory. Children were also depicted in various styles by Diego. Helga Voci, Diego’s widow, kept #Polaroids. The faded and definitely not as vivid as what you may have on your walls (or wish to have on your walls?)  Diego loved life and lived to paint. In his words,

“I must to paint. To me is important the white canvas.                                                     On the canvas I begin again. This is my life.”

Many more faces to come – and not only here – we have many more social media outlets like YouTube, #Pinterest, Facebook, and more! Search GOOGLE “Diego Voci Project”, you’ll find Diego’s bio on Wikipedia, too. Written by Coop #Cooprider, Diego Voci Historian, since 1973, you’ll be amazed at Diego and his art!  The DVP has archived more than 1,000 of his works. A couple more 1,000 to go! Send us your Diego art – or let someone you know that owns a “Diego” to contact us on our

Diego Voci Project at our website: www.diegovociproject.com

OR  via email at: diegovociproject@gmail.com

Here is just one of more than 15 videos on #YouTube created by Stephen #Max, who owns almost 30 Diego artworks and several others have more than a dozen). Enjoy:

Take a Virtual Museum Tour to see more genres, styles, and subject:

 

 

#ARTISTS THAT #PAINT THE SAME #SUBJECT IN VARIED MULTIPLE PAINTINGS!

Dorf au Menorca and Casa di Contadini

Dorf au Menorca” and “Casa di Contadini” (both oil on canvas)

“Artists often paint multiple paintings of the same subject. #Picasso painted numerous paintings of Dora Maar and Marie Therese, Edward #Hopper used his wife, Jo, in most of his female subjects in paintings, #Bonnard also painted his wife in numerous paintings, Andy #Warhol did quite a number of Marilyn print, the same image but altered, #Monet painted dozens of haystack paintings, and multiple views of the Rouen Cathedral.”  Kathleen Grace, Artist, Art consultant, Instructor, former Museum Educator, Gallery Curator

https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Leonardo-Da-Vinci-paint-3-paintings-of-the-same-person-La-Gioconda-La-Monalisa-and-the-Monastery-of-the-Prado

“It’s quite common for an artist to paint a subject that you like working with in varied multiple paintings.”

#DIEGO (Antonio Diego Voci 1920-1985) was one of them! Here are two examples (above) of a similar landscape where Diego captured a similar feeling and essence in these two works.

For more historical information on Diego, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Diego_Voci

DIEGO VOCI REMEMBERS CHRIST

At this Holy time Artists are inspired, Diego Voci and the Foreign Students of the Bethlehem Icon Center (in Bethlehem) was among them.

Bethlehem Icon Center of Jesus

008 Face of Christus # 261-448 15.3 x 11.4in

Diego Voci FACE OF CHRISTUS 15 1/3″ x 11 1/4″ oil on canvas,

Private collection of Christine Khan

Visit Antonio Diego Voci on Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Diego_Voci

We are the Diego Voci Project, an all volunteer group assisting the Diego Voci Estate spreading the awareness of the great internationally collected artist Diego Voci and cataloging all of Diego Voci’s works of art in the Estate’s Archive.

#MODIGLIANI, EXHIBITION IN PARIS BRINGS TOGETHER WORLD’S GREATEST ARTISTS

Modigliani Red Hair Woman

Modigliani was one of the modern master painters who inspired Antonio Diego Voci (1920-1985) “Artist of a Thousand Faces”.

Here is a work by Diego Voci from the collection of Jacqueline Risch of Germany that gives hints of the Modigliani influence while remaining distinctly Diego.

Träumerei 661-512 Oil on Canvas 50x40 cm 20x16 in.

To see more Google “Diego Voci” then click “Images”.

Antonio Diego Voci Wikipedia biography states:

Diego thrived on camaraderie as did other artists before him, such as Amedeo Modigliani, both “figurative” artists, both Italian born, both migrated to Paris.  Among Diego’s many facets was a drive never to be poor, never to live a tormented drug ridden life of Amedeo Modigliani who at age 35 “died in Paris exacerbated by poverty only one exhibition to his credit.” or the tortured life of Vincent van Gogh who died at age 37, with only one painting purchased in his lifetime. Diego greatly admired the exceptional work of both artists, but, unlike both artists who found few buyers for their work, in their lifetime, Diego did for his.

#GOOGLE “Diego Voci”, click on “IMAGES”. . .

Enter “Diego Voci” into #Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any search engine…

CLICK on “IMAGES” in top left of Toolbar. See something like this:

Peruse #Diego’s #Artworks Available to you now:  www.diegovociproject.com

DVP Graphics to Acquire 18 AUG 2016

 

#CUBISM SERIES BY DIEGO VOCI

When artists #GeorgeBraque, #Picasso, and #JuanGris created #cubistic #paintings it was often difficult even to the trained eye to identify which artist did the work. When Antonio #DIEGO Voci ventured into his cubistic mode he strived to be distinctively DIEGO.

Here are examples:

C5 Le Concert de Harliquin 1972 #660  23 34 x 32

Le Concert de Harlequins” 1970, 32″ x 23 ¾” , oil on canvas, signed “DIEGO” Private Collection

Spanish Table 27 25 x 19 34 Drawing Final

Spanish Table“, 27 2/5″ x 19 ¾”, mixed on paper, Signed “DIEGO” Private Collection

1st Email of Black and White Cubism Improved Image without Glass from CATSUP Heinz Bertram 26 May 2014

Ink on Paper“, 1985, Signed “DIEGO

Ink on Paper” is an important example historically because it was one of the very last works before DIEGO transitioned 3 days later. DIEGO drew this especially for what became his last exhibition, an open house at his residence the first week of December 1985. DIEGO remained upstairs in bed, too ill to personally attend.

Cubism - Christiane Hauk Genre Version

Cubism“, Signed “DIEGO” top Left hand corner, Private Collection (DIEGO was very generous giving away his art to people he was close to, for example this gift of a cubistic painting to Helga Voci’s sister.)

C71 NUDE cubism 1971 31 .5  x 23.75

Nude Cubism“, 1971, 31 ¾” x 23 ½”, oil on canvas, Signed “DIEGO” Private Collection

Diego Voci on Google and YouTube.  Check out http://www.diegovociproject.com

AC DV History #57 10/15/2011

#DIEGO #SIGNATURES

To #historians of Antonio #Diego Voci, the DIEGO Signature began, about #1965 with an exclusive arrangement with Canadian art dealer Joy Gibson, and her soon to be husband Jawdat Naffouj.

Diego signature for Junge Italienerin

See Signature Gallery of Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Diego_Voci

4 Signatures for POST on PART III of Barnhart STORY 27 NOV 2015

Signatures of A.Voci and D.Voci can be seen on works Diego Collectors has posted onhttp://www.artifactcollectors.com/diego-voci-antonio-diego-voci-3984818.html

VOCI RED 1963 HAUK Woman in White Holding Bowl of Fruit KAC 28 NOV 2015

Diego Voci on Google and YouTube.

AC DV History #98 1/9/2013

 

 

 

 

#DIEGO #Voci #1979 #Art #Catalog

… Wiesbaden, Germany is a city of #culture and beauty. #Tourists from all corners of the #world can be found walking and shopping on the #famous Wilhemsstrasse. It is there that Siegfried #Dahms displayed magnificent works by #DIEGO in his luxurious #gallery.

See 2 pages (below) from a catalog designed by Adolph #Merkt from #Taunusstein (the town where DIEGO’s widow Helga continues to live in the home where she and DIEGO lived and worked). The words are those of Herr Dahms. The 1st is in #English. The 2nd in Dahms’ native #German.

“#DIEGO creates works of art which are full of expression and timeless beauty, which deeply impress and fascinate people with its exceptional appeal, and instill the desire to possess.

#DIEGO is one of the few artistic personalities whose paintings really appeal to people. They understand, they get excited about, and they really enjoy living with DIEGO’s art. The beauty of his paintings and the desire of possession are often so immense that people gradually acquire more and more of his work. DIEGO buyers soon become DIEGO collectors.”

45. 1979 DIEGO Catalog Adolf Merkt, Taunusstein Page 14 of 16 Dahms' quote in German

42. 1979 DIEGO Catalog Adolf Merkt, Taunusstein Page 11 of 16 Siegfred Dahms' quote

Highest price for #DIEGO at Galerie Dahms

We believe the highest known recorded price for a #DIEGO artwork in his lifetime was at #Galerie Dahms in Wiesbaden; a very large work for DM 14,000 in the late 70’s. Using only time value of money alone would place the value today of $30,000 or more.

Purchase an original DiegoVoci™ painting on www.diegovociproject.com

AC History 9/2010 #48