Andrea Cascella

(Pescara, 1919 – Milano, 1990)


Andrea Cascella was a sculptor, painter and ceramist. He was the son of Tommaso and nephew of Michele. Like his brother Pietro, he established himself as a sculptor thanks to a collaboration with Domenico Rambelli, although at first he dabbled in painting and ceramics. He was the director of the Academy of Brera.

During the war years he was active in the Resistance in Garibaldi Ossola formations as a training commander. He attended the Osteria Fratelli Menghi, a known meeting place for painters, directors, screenwriters, writers and poets from the '40s and' 70s. In 1949 he exhibited for the first time at the Obelisco Gallery in Rome, then attend the Biennale of Venice, the Grosvenor Gallery in London, the New York Guggenheim museum and many Milanese personal exhibitions.

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