Mario Ceroli —
Mario Ceroli was born in 1938. Mario Ceroli studied under the direction of Leoncillo Leonardi and Pericle Fazzini at the Academy in Rome and was initially focused on ceramic sculptures.
In the sixties, he was influenced by the pop art and works by Louise Nevelson and Joe Tilson. In this time, he experimented with different materials; so among other things, his famous silhouettes of wood originated.
Ceroli frequently used quotations from famous works of the past in his works and has had numerous solo and group exhibitions.