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Ezio Martinelli

Ezio Martinelli
Born (1913-11-27)November 27, 1913
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Died 1980
Saugerties, New York, USA
Nationality American
Known for Painting, sculpture
Movement Abstract expressionism; New York Figurative Expressionism

Ezio Martinelli (November 27, 1913–1980) was an American artist who belonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose influence and artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized around the world. New York School Abstract Expressionism, represented by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and others became a leading art movement of the post-World War II era.[1]


Teaching positions

Federal Art Project WPA

  • 1937-1941: easel painter and unit supervisor.

Selected solo exhibitions

Selected group exhibitions

Works in museums and public collections


  1. ^ Marika Herskovic, Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless (New York School Press, 2009.) ISBN 0-9677994-2-2. p.160
  • 'Smithsonian Institution Research Information System; Archival, Manuscript and Photographic Collections, Ezio Martinelli
  • Ezio Martinelli Papers; An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University


  • Marika Herskovic, American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism Style Is Timely Art Is Timeless (New York School Press, 2009); ISBN 978-0-9677994-2-1, pp. 160–63

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