1957 was a very full year, just
like every other year was during Diego Voci’s (VOH-chee) lifetime (1920-1985).
Diego Voci invited his nephew Tony Voci to travel Europe with him while Tony
was stationed in the Armed Services. Here is an excerpt of a great memory:
Tony Voci recalls “Driving with my Uncle Diego, about every hour we would stop at a café for a smoke and espresso. To my surprise, Diego was greeted as “Diego” everywhere. “Diego” was his own celebrity. Diego loved people! And he never stopped drawing, even on napkins.”
Joy Naffouj represented Diego beginning in (1966); shares a unique factor she had not seen in other artists: “Speed at which DIEGO worked, his hand blurred & he would create a sketch so detailed so quickly” just as quick as the “Running the Bulls” in Spain.
Google DIEGO VOCI and click “IMAGES” to see a Gallery of Diego Voci’s works of art.
A Diego Voci drawing (D-5822041) in Acrylic and Pastel on board purchased in 1982-83 Ramstein Air Force base in #Germany.
Wiesbaden Germany is a city of culture and beauty. Tourists from all corners 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 space.
Here are two pages from a 1979 catalog designed by Adolph Merkt, 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.
“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.”