Born in Turin in 1929, Licata moved to Venice in 1946 where he began to expose young, since the early 50s, he specialized from this period in a variety of artistic techniques that will bring major awards at the end of the decade he moved to Paris where he became friends with the leading artists of the time and became the assistant to Gino Severini at the Ecole Nationale de Paris where he holds the chair of mosaic until the '90s. Today boasts the participation in the Venice Biennale and 9 at numerous international art, have been dedicated to more than 400 solo exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions, his works are in the collections of major museums around the world. He now lives between Venice and Paris.
The study G.R. intends to celebrate a partnership that now goes for almost twenty years with a unique tribute to Maestro Licata, after dozens of public exhibitions held in museums around the world, this is the first prepared at the site of Sacile. Will be presented globally forty works, the exhibition will open with a group of works from the '50s and early '60s, followed by four sections, divided by type and color formed by recent works primarily on canvas, the second part of the exhibition will present itself with tapestries, graphics, and a valuable collection of paintings consists of small paintings.
An elegant catalog published by the graphic Antiga and edited graphically in the study and Belluno Depoli Cometto, collects all the works on display, and the same is accompanied by a rich anthology of key texts on the artist by Giovanni Granzotto, Dino Marangon Luciano Caramel , Floriano De Santi, Antonella Alban, Joan Barbero, Michael Beraldo, Alberto Pasini and an unpublished biography by Elsa Dezuanni and Ennio Pouchard. The exhibition is made possible thanks to the contribution of the Euromobil Group for many years enthusiastically supports our cultural activities. The maestro Riccardo Licata will attend the opening of the exhibition will be presented by prof. Giovanni Granzotto.