Gino Scarpa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Gino Scarpa

Norwegian illustrator, painter, graphic designer and sculptor

Date of Birth: 08-Nov-1924

Place of Birth: Venice, Venetian Province, Italy

Profession: graphic designer, illustrator, painter, sculptor, graphic artist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Gino Scarpa

  • Gino Scarpa (born 8 November 1924) is an Italian-born Norwegian painter, printmaker and sculptor, and former mountaineer. He was born in Venice, where he also grew up, to inspector Silvio Scarpa and Linda Gaggio.
  • He studied architecture in Venice, and printmaking in Malmö.
  • He worked several years as mountain guide in the Dolomites, until he moved to Copenhagen in 1958, where he established himself as a full-time artist.
  • He moved to Oslo in 1970, and became a Norwegian citizen in 1978.
  • He is represented in the National Gallery of Norway with the painting Daggry from 1978, as well as prints.
  • He is represented in the Norwegian Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo with the sculptures Signum (1972) and Bølge (1973).

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