Arthur Luiz Piza | the artist




The artist Arthur Luiz Piza
Born 1928, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Printmakers, Documenta Kassel,


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Piza was born in Brazil and moved to Paris in the 1950s. His graphic technique is a combination of engraving and etching, and it requires special inks and multiple plate inkings to achieve the depth of color and textures in his work…
Arthur Luiz Piza abandoned traditional etching techniques and, using very thick copper plates, he devised his unique "gouge" technique by incising his designs into his plates with hammers and various shaped chisels.
Arthur Luiz Piza nace en Sao paulo, Brasil en 1928. Muy joven se inicia al arte, a la pintura, con el maestro Antonio Gomide. Se instala en París en 1951. En el Montparnasse de la posguerra Piza frecuenta el taller del grabador Friedlaender y profundiza el dominio del grabado sobre cobre, el aguafuerte y el grabado en dulce. Desde su llegada a Francia el artista participa a . . .
Since settling in Paris, in the 1950’s Arthur Luiz Piza has played a decisive role in disseminating Brazilian art in Europe. During his career of almost sixty years, he has shown in biennials (Sao Paulo, Paris, Venice, Tokyo, Havana, Puerto Rico and Krakow) and the Kassel Documenta, as well as numerous solo exhibitions at leading institutions in America, Asia and Europe…
Há muito que Arthur Luiz Piza vem adestrando meios, técnicas e materiais – eruditos ou triviais, clássicos ou banais, nobres ou vulgares – para um convívio atualizado. Já vimos, em suas obras, o desempenho pontual de capachos, alfinetes, areia, cera, prata, porcelana; o rendimento otimizado das gravuras, aquarelas, pinturas, colagens, relevos; especialmente, a promiscuidade e a subversão de tudo isso…


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