(VELINO) Roma, 14 Jul - Buenos Aires's Eduardo Sivori Museum ishosting an anthology of paintings by Italian artist LuisoSturla. Organised as part of the broader Verano Italiano annualItalian culture festival and curated by Serena Mormino, theexhibition titled "Poesia di Vita a Colori" will run untilAugust 3. Born in Chiavari, Italy, in 1930, Sturla firststudied in Genoa at the Nicolo Barabino school of art and latergraduated in architecture from Turin. During his early careerhe founded the so-called Gruppo del Golfo workshop and became aleading figure in the MAC Movimento per l'arte concretamovement. Steering towards informal art during the late '50s heheld his first major exhibition at the Galleria Numero inFlorence in 1959. As a member of the Gruppo Numero workshop hisworks aroused nationwide and international interest. Duringhis Los Angeles years he witnessed the rise of Pop Art greatMichael Goldberg and Gregory Corso, developing his CarteAmericane Eastside fires series. After relocating to Milan heexhibited at the Centro Culturale Olivetti and went on to holdhis first Buenos Aires exhibition at the Wildenstein Foundationin 1972, with patronage from the Italian electronics giant. Sturla's work also featured at the 30th and 31st MilanBiennale, and in later collective exhibitions at Rapallocastle. The Edoardo Sivori exhibition's partners andsponsors include the Italian Embassy and Consulate, BuenosAires' town council and museums' association, thePortofino-based Centro Centro Internazionale di Sculturaall'Aperto, BuenArte - Argentina and Ciaccio Broker. vel.