Homage to Rothko
Acrylic on masonite, 1970
Signed lower left
23 13/16 x 23 13/16 inches
Betty Parsons Collection, New York
Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Orlando Tisato (1926-2010) is an artist who is not widely known in America. His roots are entirely Italian.
Here is a translation of a biographical statement originally written in Italian:
Here is a link to a recently published book on the artist that is presently available only in Italian:
There are many videos on the web about this artist, but they too are generally in Italian.
Here is a link to a youtube video without much dialogue:
It provides a peek into the mind of the artist as an elderly man. It is a modest film but it is worth watching if you love art and simple beauty.
This next video explores some of Tisato’s late works with musical accompaniment:
There is no dialogue at all.
This last video without any voiceover is a veritable feast for the eyes: